Filter by Time Range

Filter by Time Range tool icon The Filter by Time Range tool filters features using a specified time before, time after, or time range. Each features Start Time key field value is evaluated by the time range specified. Features for which the specified time range evaluates as true are retained.

Examples

  • A real-time analytic uses the Filter by Time Range tool to retain only the incoming records from a feed where the feature Start Time key field value is After 2019-09-01 06:00.
  • A big data analytic uses the Filter by Time Range tool to retain only records where the feature Start Time key field value is Between 2019-09-01 15:00 to 2019-09-15 03:00.

Usage notes

  • The tool filters features based upon the defined Start Time key field value. The Start Time key field is specified when configuring a feed or a source. See Configure input data for information on how to specify a Start Time key field.

Parameters

ParameterDescriptionData Type

Input Layer

The layer which will be filtered.

Features

Time Range

A time range that will be evaluated to filter the incoming data.

Each record is evaluated and records that evaluate to true are retained and those which evaluate to false are discarded.

The Time Range options include Before, After, and Between. The time picker can be utilized to select a single date and time (Before, After) or a range of date and time (Between).

String

Output layer

The Filter by Time Range tool does not alter incoming features, so the output layer will contain the same fields and attribute values as the incoming features.