Right string operation to remove the timestamp

I have a long date that I have converted to a text. Now I want to use the string operations tile to cut off the tail so I can have a nice clean date. the way it looks now in a string format is:


What I want is:


What I have been trying is:

But it leaving the date unchanged and that timestamp at the end is still there.


Best Answer

  • MarkSnodgrass
    Answer ✓

    That looks correct. Are you looking at the newly named column for your result as it won't affect the original column.

    A better option might be to use the Formula tile and use the date function to extract the date from your field. It would look like this:


    This will not only produce just the date, but will make it a date column that will be more usable at the card level.

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  • @MarkSnodgrass Son of a gun you are right. The dataset has a ton of columns and I wasn't looking for the new column to be at the end of the columns. I was just referring to the existing column. Thanks!