How to Stop a VARCHAR Type Date Column From Ordering Alphabetically?
Last updated on JULY 18, 2017
Applies to:Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Have a VARCHAR type column for Dates which contain dates in the format MMM-YYYY (for example APR-2015). When using this column (example: Month_Desc) in answers or in prompts, the data is sorted alphabetically.
How can it be sorted by date sequence (not alphabetically)?
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