Help with copying multiple data in data element


I'm using the code below to copy first three characters in SCOUNTRY data to CAItem based on identical Item, but for some reason the code save the data in reverse order, for example CAN  is saved as ACN any ideas what is causing this problem? SCOUNTRY contains CAN 19911, but record is saved as ACN instead of CAN.

 Private Sub Button9_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button9.Click
         Dim xdoc As XDocument = XDocument.Load(Application.StartupPath + "\Summary.xml")     
        Dim results = (From n In xdoc.Descendants("table1") Where n.Element("Item").Value <> "N/A"
                        Group n By n.Element("Item").Value Into agd4Group = Group
        Let sum = agd4Group.Select(Function(g) g.Element("SCOUNTRY")).Value.Substring(0, 3).OrderBy(Function(g) g).ToArray() _
                     From g In agd4Group _
                       Let summary = String.Join(",", sum) _
                       Select g, summary).ToList()

        '' Update the Summary node with the value of the summary string.                                                                                                                      
        results.ForEach(Sub(m) m.g.Element("CAItem").Value = m.summary)
        '' Save the document.                                                                                                                      
        xdoc.Save(Application.StartupPath + "\Summary.xml")

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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
The OrderBy clause in your Linq query will be the issue. Because you have daisy-chained the commands in your query, you are actually calling OrderBy on the result of the SubString call - hence you get your string alphabetized.

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Victor can you post samples of the XML files to test with.
vcharlesAuthor Commented:

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Please close or have the question closed. Thanks.
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