Cognos Reporting

I'm trying to create a report in Cognos with the following format:

My current output is a crosstab query below:

Crosstab Output
Actual CT query
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PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Don't use a crosstab.
The first image above is just a simple listing with no crosstab.
The layout of your list is odd, you're asking it to group the second column but not the first.  Unusual, but still fairly straightforward; you just have to take a couple of extra steps.

First off, create a "list" and bring the three fields you want into it in the order you want.  Then, select the list object and go to the "Grouping and Sorting" property, and tell it to "sort" the type first.  Voila, you should have the output you're looking for.

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shieldscoAuthor Commented:
How do I get column A into the Type column
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You need to use a list object, not a crosstab.
shieldscoAuthor Commented:
I'm using a list but Type field text so how do I update . How do I populate that field. Can you provide an example?
Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
Which DB are you using ?

You can convert your query to get your output using Unpivot if you are using SQL Server.
shieldscoAuthor Commented:
not using sql server
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