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Report subform add order by descending not working

Posted on 2008-10-27
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I have a report that has a subreport.

Everything was fine until they wanted to change the sort order of the information in the subreport.

They wanted to have TR_CODE to sort in descending order. The TR_CODE can have CM, DM or " " in it.

I have tried the following and nothing seems to help - the table that feeds the subreport is [tempstatement detail] - I have gone back and forth on these two approaches.

1) I changed the record source to the following:
Select * from [tempstatement detail] order by tr_code desc;
No change here.

2) I created a query that the TR_Code was in descending order, when I ran the query it looked fine. Change the record source for the subreport to the query and no change

Can anyone help me with this ?
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Question by:proffittware
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP) earned 500 total points
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Remove in sorting from the query, and use the Grouping and Sorting dialog in the sub report to specify the sorting.

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I will try and get back
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by:proffittware
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That did it.  Thanks...
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You're welcome as always.

Also note that ... anytime you do have anything specified in the Grouping and Sorting dialog ... Access ignores *any* sorting in the underlying query - which is then just a performance drain - since the query still sorts anyway - but the report only goes by what is in the G/S dialog.

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