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Need to identify the first or last order date each month?

This elegant solution first truncates each day in each month back to MM/YYYY and then identifies the Max or Min date.

Functionally identical to a scoped Window_Max or an SQL Max(Order_Date) Over(Partition By DatePart...

{Fixed DateTrunc('month',[Order Date]) : Max([Order Date])}