2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 8, 2012 11:58 AM by philmodjunk

    Chart Sales By Month



      Chart Sales By Month


           I am attempting to create a chart showing what is essentially sales by month.

           The tables are setup as follows:

      Reports --< Invoices--< Items

      Sales::Date is a DD/MM/YYYY

      Items contains a summary field of Items::Cost called Items::sItemCost

           The relationship between Reports and Invoices is as follows in order to allow the user to filter the chart by date:

      Reports::FilterStart  ≤  Invoices::Date   AND   Reports::FilterEnd  ≥  Invoices::Date

           The chart appears on a layout based on Reports, as this layout will display a tab showing other charts.


           I am not quite sure how to approach this method, as it is a bit more complex than generating a report that sorts by month using a break field where Invoices::cMonthSort = Year ( ReceivedDate ) & Right ( "0" & Month ( ReceivedDate ); 2 ). When I use this approach on the chart, the chart labels appear correctly (using another calculation field as the label), but the summary field Items::sItemCost only shows the Item records related to a single Invoice record - probably the first one in that month range.