Pivot Table and Group by Year, MOnth

Hello,

I thought there was an easy way to group dates in a pivot table for example by year and then month and even weeks.  In the attached, I do not see how this can be done.   I thought I remembered seeing within the field list, for any date, it would furterh drill down to years, months, weeks even.  I do not see this functionality in the attached.  

How can I Group the attached pivot by year and then month?  I would then want to be able to filter for anyone of those criteria.

thank you for the help.  attached is in 2010.
EE-key-dates.xlsx
pdvsaProject financeAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

ProfessorJimJamCommented:
please find attached.
F--EE-key-dates.xlsx
0
pdvsaProject financeAuthor Commented:
how did you do that?
0
ProfessorJimJamCommented:
the problem caused blocking the grouping was the column on the source data that had blank cells and also some cells with text.

I replaced blank and text with 1/1/1930  a dummy date and then refresh the pivot table and then filtered out the dummy date and then grouping worked , please see attachment.


please note that for a pivot to work the grouping of dates,  the source data needs Not to be blank nor any text.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Cloud Class® Course: Amazon Web Services - Basic

Are you thinking about creating an Amazon Web Services account for your business? Not sure where to start? In this course you’ll get an overview of the history of AWS and take a tour of their user interface.

pdvsaProject financeAuthor Commented:
oh so I see for the grouping by year functionality to work then there cant be blanks or any text inthe columns?
0
pdvsaProject financeAuthor Commented:
I see you have to rt click the field and then select Year.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Excel

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.