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Dynamic date comparison

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17-08-2018

Hello,

We used to use another analytical solution to do our analyses. Adobe Analytics allows a much finer analysis than your main competitor. And that's bravo.

On the other hand, you lack a major functionality compared to your competitors: it is impossible today to compare dates in a dynamic way.

Example :

I want to compare a period

01/01/2018

18/01/2018

versus last year

I can use your "compare date period" feature and I will then have the same date versus year-1 namely 01/01/2017 to 18/01/2017

but if I change the date in the main panel to put

18/01/2018

30/01/2018

My comparison column will then remain on 01/01/2017 to 18/01/2017

So it's a disaster for the analyses and I don't see myself updating my tables every time I want to do an analysis.

Can you therefore propose a functionality allowing to have a checkbox in the main calendar with the mention :

- comparison versus last year

- comparison versus last month

And this in a dynamic way

Thanks

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Moderator

06-01-2021

We added a prototype to Labs today called "Panel Anchor Dates" that we hope addresses this idea and others like it. Please test it out and provide feedback through the Labs portal. Thanks!

Status changed to: Investigating