Derives the full name from a Datetime value as a String. Source value can be a reference to a column containing Datetime values or a literal.

NOTE: If the source Datetime value does not include a valid input for this function, a missing value is returned.

derive type:single value:MONTHNAME(MyDate)

Output: Generates a column of values containing the month name from the MyDate column.

derive type:single value:MONTHNAME(datetime_col)

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
datetime_colYdatetimeName of column whose month name values are to be computed


Name of the column whose month name value is to be computed.


Required?Data TypeExample Value

Example - Date element functions