how to make a Dynamic filter by MONTH for a date field

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How can I get a date field dynamic filter - that lists filters for example
Jan 2018
Feb 2018
Mar 2018
instead of a date range 
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I think creating a formula field to return that value would work (so you'd use the formula field as the dynamic filter).

Try this:
Case(Month([Date field]),
1, "January",
2, "February",
3, "March",
4, "April",
5, "May",
6, "June",
7, "July",
8, "August",
9, "September",
10, "October",
11, "November",
12, "December") & " " & Year([Date field])
found the answer in the community - should have looked more thoroughly
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Forrest Parker

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You could also create two fields; one for month and another for year.  You could include them both as dynamic filters and neither would ever get too long.  Just remember to do a text field for the year since numeric fields aren't allowed as dynamic filters.
also great- htanks