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Maureen Regular Visitor
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Using Forecasting with Fiscal Year

I am using a line graph with fiscal month and year on the x-axis.  Actually, the x-axis is a hierarchy with fiscal month within year.  I had to hard code in the fiscal month names and and order them by fiscal month number.  I want to do forecasting using the month and year data points but when I drill down to the month level, the forecasting option goes away. Suggestions?

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Using Forecasting with Fiscal Year

Hi Maureen,

I find that when I add date hierarchy like below in report, and click button like below, this will work



The x-axis value needs to have a date/time format or be a uniformly increasing whole number.

  • It can’t contain text or decimal numbers.
  • Sometimes x-axis values appear to be dates, but they’re actually formatted as text. They won’t work for forecasting.

Best Regards,
Zoe Zhi

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Maureen Regular Visitor
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Re: Using Forecasting with Fiscal Year

My client wants to see the names of the fiscal month so I have to figure out a way to hard code the month names and make it a date format instead of text.  I can't figure out how to do that.

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