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Report Grouping doesn't work after using Find feature in FM Pro 12

Hi Experts:
I am an Access DB programmer working w/ my first FileMaker Pro project and working through the typical growing pains of a different software methodology.

I have a FileMaker Pro 12 DB w/  a home winemaking application and a One-Many relationship between  a Batch number and vessel number where One batch has many vessels.  The DB works fine however when I create a new layout based on a Report, select the given fields, it works fine the first time I run the report.  The report groups on Batch number, shows all the vessels (carboys/jugs) and breaks on the next batch number.  The Edit mode confirms it very similar to MS Access.

When I choose FIND, select a boolean, "Transfered" Yes/No and rerun the report, it consolidates the report into one w/o grouping.  After removing the filter (find) it no longer groups the report.  I have created 3 similar reports; all do the same.  After closing the program; reopen it maintains the last report w/o any grouping.  

How is this so?
Any help would be appreciated.
regards,
dwcorwith
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Willmcn,
Thanks for the detailed response.  That worked.  From another thread I used to resolve:

Standard FileMaker behavior.

Grouping requires that the records be sorted by the "group" field--the field that has the same value for all members of a group.

Performing a find produces an Unsorted found set.

You then need to sort your records again by the group field--it won't happen automatically.
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