Issue#18: Tableau - Ends With

  • Hello,


    I am trying to filter a listing for any amount that ends with .00 (or a round amount).


    I have tried to use the function endswith but I receive an error since I am using a float, string instead of string, string. Can you please assist?

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    Sorry, your answer is too short !

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