Friday, 2 December 2011


OBIEE Dates in Descending order from RPD Column

When you have a date column and you want to sort it as Descending when picked in Answers but automatically from rpd.

1. Insert a new column in the BM Layer in Rpd using calculation below

-(1) *  CAST ( EVALUATE('TO_CHAR(%1,%2)' AS  CHARACTER ( 30 ), yourcolumn, 'YYYYMMDD') AS INTEGER )

yourcolumn is the column that you want to sort.

2. Once created goto the original column yourcolumn and set the sort order to the column you just created above.

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