Solved

How do I make this query order by month: January, February, March....?

Posted on 2010-11-17
2
399 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
With the current query it orders the months alphabeticaly. How do I make it order correctly?
SELECT

  DATENAME(mm,FilteredNew_application.new_effectivestartdate) as Month
  ,sum(FilteredNew_application.new_gp) as GP
  ,sum(FilteredNew_application.new_approvalamount) as Approval
  ,sum(FilteredNew_application.new_equiptmentcost) as Revenue
  
FROM
  FilteredNew_application
WHERE
  FilteredNew_application.new_primaryvendoridname LIKE N'Dell%'
  AND FilteredNew_application.new_applicationstatusname = N'Vendors Paid'
AND FilteredNew_application.new_effectivestartdate >= N'02/01/2010 00:00:00'

Group by DATENAME(mm,FilteredNew_application.new_effectivestartdate)
Order by DATENAME(mm,FilteredNew_application.new_effectivestartdate)

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:varesources
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 58

Accepted Solution

by:
cyberkiwi earned 500 total points
ID: 34158388
Change the group by and order by. This won't affect your grouping.

Group by DateName(mm, ..date..), Month(..date..)
Order by Month(..date..)
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:varesources
ID: 34158406
Thank you!
0

Featured Post

Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SSRS Parameters 10 43
Help with Progress 4gl Rounding Function 6 59
Need to trim my database size 9 52
How do i delete the last node in an xml in T-SQL 7 26
'Between' is such a common word we rarely think about it but in SQL it has a very specific definition we should be aware of. While most database vendors will have their own unique phrases to describe it (see references at end) the concept in common …
If you find yourself in this situation “I have used SELECT DISTINCT but I’m getting duplicates” then I'm sorry to say you are using the wrong SQL technique as it only does one thing which is: produces whole rows that are unique. If the results you a…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question