Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

PreviousMonthName ( myDate )

Returns the name of the month previous to the supplied date. Use case: month-end reports run on the first of the month

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John Gibbs   John Gibbs

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  Sample input:
PreviousMonthName (01/03/2018)
  Sample output:

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This is literally only useful for end of month reports that run on the first of the following month - so for example you might want to call the report "End of Month report for February" but it's run on the 1st of Match.



Tim Anderson   Tim Anderson, Tim Anderson Group
Mar 7, 2018

monthName(date( month ( myDate )-1 ; 1 ; year ( myDate ) ) )

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