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Filter Defaults - 15.3

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  • 1.  Filter Defaults - 15.3

    Posted 09-10-2019 01:11 PM
    If I create a filter and set one of the date defaults to "today', will it always pull data from the current day?

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    Thanks in advance for your assistance,
    Britt
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  • 2.  RE: Filter Defaults - 15.3

    Posted 09-11-2019 04:24 AM
    Hi Britt,

    I do not think it will be saved as "today" and if you use the same filter tomorrow, it will show you tomorrow's date. 
    That feature is given for the date type attributes to make it easy for the users. Selecting "Today" only sets the current date, but I don't think it works as a $ variable. 


    As you see in the screenshot, when you select today, it sets the present date. And saving the filter will save this filter attribute with today's date, I believe. 
    Hope that answers your question. 


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    Abhisek Dhar
    Senior Engineer
    Clarity PPM Support
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  • 3.  RE: Filter Defaults - 15.3
    Best Answer

    Posted 09-11-2019 06:16 AM
    The power-filter functionality allows us to save "relative dates" in a saved filter though ; search for dateMacro on the discussion boards for examples.


  • 4.  RE: Filter Defaults - 15.3

    Posted 09-11-2019 09:37 AM
    Thank you. I suspected as much and you just confirmed it for me.


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