I have a field where we store month like January, February.. December.. I have a requirement to fetch last month records. I am trying to get previous month based on current date. But unable. To figure out how to do that. Is there an easy function where I can add / subtract and get desired month based on current date?
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Did you have a look into the calculate date action? You can use the current date as base and then enter -1 into the month field. This will subtract one month from the date and return it as a date variable that you can use.
you can also do this with positive values which will add a month.
I understood that you have saved the date in your list with full month names, like January, February and so on.
You can add a set variable action after you calculated the date and set a text variable (Like month name) with the following inline function
This will convert your date to a text containing only the name of the month name of that date.
Hope this helps a bit.
Oh, I see what you are saying. So I use calculate date action and set month as - 1 based on action execution date, get the date, and use formatdate function to convert date in actual month string. Trying it out now. Thank you so much for guidance