This macro converts a date column to a column containing the fiscal quarter and year. By default, the fiscal year starts in July.
Be sure that Minitab knows where to find your downloaded macro. Choose Macro location browse to the location where you save macro files.. Under
If you use an older web browser, when you click the Download button, the file may open in Quicktime, which shares the .mac file extension with Minitab macros. To save the macro, right-click the Download button and choose Save target as.
Suppose your date column is in C1, and you would like the fiscal quarter-year to be stored in column C2. Your fiscal year starts in October. To run the macro, chooseand type:
%FISCAL C1 C2; START 10.
Click Submit Commands.