AddMonths (PQL)

Returns a date-time value that is the number of months prior to or after the specified date-time value.

  • Returned Output: Date-Time
  • Library: PQL \ Common \ Date-Time
  • Version: 2018.00.000
  • Compatibility:
    • Can be combined with and other PQL function throughout the application.
    • It CANNOT be used with MDX or VBA functions. But it can be used on MDX-based content in other parts of the application.


AddMonths( <Date-Time> , <Month Integer> )

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  • The date time value can be any element that resolves to a date-time value.
  • Use a positive month integer to count months forward from the given date, in order to return a date after the given date.
  • Use negative month integers to return a specified date prior to the given date.
Different Function types
  • To use a AddMonths date-time operation on a date-time member, use the Semantic library function.


This example subtracts 2 months from the current date "2019-Apr-08 14:35:00.2" - returning February 8 2019

AddMonths( dateTime(), -2 )

If the figure had been set to "2" the result would have been 2019-06-08 instead.