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troubleshooting Question

Months won't sort properly in Access Graph

Avatar of Juan Velasquez
Juan VelasquezFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Access
6 Comments1 Solution247 ViewsLast Modified:
Hello,

I am trying to create a Access stack column graph based on a query that uses the horizontal axis to display the months.  However, the month won't display in sequence.  Running the query, shows that the month are displayed in order.  Below is the query. Owing to how the data is stored in the tables, I had to make use of aUnion query
SELECT DISTINCT 1 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(1, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_01) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_01) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_01) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_01]+[CostAvoidance_01]+[Month_01]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 2 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(2, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_02) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_02) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_02) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_02]+[CostAvoidance_02]+[Month_02]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 3 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(3, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_03) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_03) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_03) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_03]+[CostAvoidance_03]+[Month_03]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 4 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(4, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_04) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_04) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_04) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_04]+[CostAvoidance_04]+[Month_04]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 5 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(5, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_05) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_05) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_05) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_05]+[CostAvoidance_05]+[Month_05]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 6 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(6, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_06) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_06) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_06) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_06]+[CostAvoidance_06]+[Month_06]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 7 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(7, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_07) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_07) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_07) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_07]+[CostAvoidance_07]+[Month_07]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 8 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(8, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_08) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_08) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_08) AS PlanningAmt,Sum([SourcingSavings_08]+[CostAvoidance_08]+[Month_08]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 9 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(9, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_09) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_09) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_09) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_09]+[CostAvoidance_09]+[Month_09]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 10 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(10, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_10) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_10) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_10) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_10]+[CostAvoidance_10]+[Month_10]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION

SELECT DISTINCT 11 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(11, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_11) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_11) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_11) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_11]+[CostAvoidance_11]+[Month_11]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr

UNION SELECT DISTINCT 12 As SortOrder, Savings.Yr, MonthName(12, true) AS [Month], Sum(SavingAmounts.SourcingSavings_12) AS SourceSavings, Sum(SavingAmounts.CostAvoidance_12) AS CostAvoidance, Sum(Planning.Month_12) AS PlanningAmt, Sum([SourcingSavings_12]+[CostAvoidance_12]+[Month_12]) AS TotalAmt
FROM (Tiers RIGHT JOIN ((Projects LEFT JOIN SavingAmounts ON Projects.Proj_ID = SavingAmounts.Project_ID) RIGHT JOIN (Employee INNER JOIN (Commodity RIGHT JOIN Savings ON Commodity.CommodityID = Savings.CommodityID) ON Employee.CUID = Savings.CUID) ON Projects.Proj_ID = Savings.Proj_ID) ON Tiers.Org = Savings.Tier_Org) LEFT JOIN Planning ON Projects.Proj_ID = Planning.Proj_ID
GROUP BY Savings.Yr
ORDER BY Savings.Yr, sortorder;
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