Crosstab Query on Form

I need to find another option since I cannot put a crosstab query on my form. I need to show usage by item with the month/year as the column headings. I could use the ColumnHeading properties in the crosstab query but then I would have to keep adding new months to it as the year goes on. Is there any easier way to do this? If so, any ideas you care to share?
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Lawrence SalvucciInformation Technology ManagerAsked:
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Dale FyeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I'm not certain how your [Month/Year] field is formatted, what do those values look like.

Lets assume it is: mmm/yy

If that is the case, you could use:

PIVOT qryPOHistory.[Month/Year] IN ("Jan/13", "Feb/13", "Mar/13", "Apr/13", "May/13", "Jun/13", "Jul/13", "Aug/13", "Sep/13", "Oct/13", "Nov/13", "Dec/13")

This would give you all of the months for 2013.  If, however, your [Month/Year] column contains more than a single year, then you might have to write some code, to determine all of the [Month/Year] combinations and build that IN ( ) clause and append it to the end of your query.
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Dale FyeCommented:
Yes, you can force the Crosstab to  display columns that don't actually exist in your query using the PIVOT clause.  The last element of the Crosstab query looks something like:

PIVOT yourTable.yourField

You can modify that to something like:

PIVOT yourTable.yourField IN ("JAN/2013", "FEB/2013", "MAR/2013", ...)

Make sure that the spelling of the spellings in the IN ( ) clause are accurate because only those values that show up in the IN clause will be displayed.  And even if a value is not in your query results, that column will be displayed.
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Lawrence SalvucciInformation Technology ManagerAuthor Commented:
I'm not sure I follow you 100%. Here is the SQL for my crosstab. How would it use my date field to show the month/year and increment as the year goes on?



PARAMETERS [Forms]![frmPurchasingAnalysis1]![cbofpartno] Text ( 255 );
TRANSFORM Sum(qryPOHistory.fqtyrecv) AS SumOffqtyrecv
SELECT qryPOHistory.fpartno, Sum(qryPOHistory.fqtyrecv) AS [Total Of fqtyrecv]
FROM qryPOHistory
WHERE (((qryPOHistory.fpartno)=[Forms]![frmPurchasingAnalysis1]![cbofpartno]))
GROUP BY qryPOHistory.fpartno
PIVOT qryPOHistory.[Month/Year];

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