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How to sort in ascending order first the date field then the time field on a report?

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I have a report named "Chart 1 - Events" that I am trying to have the Date field then the Time field sort in ascending order automatically when the report is opened.

The query works fine, however the report does not sort.
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In Reports, Access completely ignores any sorting in the underlying query if you have defined anything in the Grouping/Sorting dialog.

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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 2000 total points
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Use the Grouping/Sorting dialog do define any required sorting.

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What is the "Grouping/Sorting dialog" and where can it be found?
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Sorry, I found it.
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Thanks
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Just about to post :-)
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Also ... remove the sorting from the query, because Access still (wastefully) does the sort :-)
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