As many other people, I am also new in the app development with Qlik Sense and I am currently experiencing an issue, concerning quarters and some calculations based on them.
My data is such that it is not possible to create a calendar in Qlik Sense and I need to use the Quarter field that I already have in my excel table.
The Quarter field is in the format - '2013Q1' , '2013Q2', '2013Q3','2013Q4', '2014Q1', etc...
I have altered the script a bit in order to create another field (NumericQuarterField), based on the initial Quarter field that I have and I have removed the "Q" so that it can be a numeric field, so on the currently field I have this format - '20131' , '20132', '20133','20134', '20141', etc...
I have used that numeric field to do a couple of calculations, for example Year over Year growth:
The calculation works pretty fine and shows correct results, but then the issue comes when I add a filter, based on the Quarter field (the one that has 'Q' in the name of the Quarter) because if you make a selection in the filter pane, for instance - "2013Q2", Qlik Sense doesn't actually recognize that this is "20132" and shows null values.
As I am pretty sure that the issue comes from the 'max' function I have added in order for the calculation to be performed, do you have any other suggestions on how I can alter the calculation expression so that it can work with the filter pane based on the Quarter field?