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I'm trying to segregate records by month name for the first three months of the year. Everything with a date range of 1/1/19 through 1/31/19, should return JAN, for example.

I'm getting syntax errors of a missing parenthesis. Here's what I wrote:

IF(AND(Application__c.CreatedDate>=(2019,1,19),Application__c.CreatedDate<=(2019,1,31)),"JAN",IF(AND(Application__c.CreatedDate<=(2019,2,1),Application__c.CreatedDate<=(2019,2,18)),"FEB",IF(AND(Application__c.CreatedDate>=(2019,3,1),Application__c.CreatedDate<=(2019,3,31)),"MAR","")))
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Use a CASE function. Its much easier to write. Also, it will avoid issue in leap year.

CASE(MONTH(PO_Received_Date__c),
1, "January",
2, "February",
3, "March", 
4, "April", 
5, "May", 
6, "June",
7, "July",
8, "August",
9, "September",
10, "October",
11, "November",
12, "December",
"None")
  • Thank you. These are helpful comments. Now I receive an incorrect parameter message: Warning Incorrect parameter type for function 'MONTH()'. Expected Date, received Object – user65727 Mar 15 at 14:54
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    the variable that you are using in Month Function is not a date – m Peixoto Mar 15 at 15:23
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Application__c.CreatedDate>=(2019,3,1)

(2019,3,1) isn't a valid date format. In formulas, to create dates, you need to use the DATE(year,month,day). You can fix your code by adding DATE to your date values.

Application__c.CreatedDate >= DATE(2019, 3 ,1)

Issues with your code aside, it makes much more sense to use CASE on the MONTH of the date field instead.

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