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Really getting desperate... help required, please !

 
 
Peter
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      16th Feb 2008
Hi,

I'm trying to do something very simple in access 2007.
I have a query that generates a table with 4 columns as follows:

Program Project Size Status
PGM1 PROJ1 Small Green
PGM1 PROJ2 Medium Green
PGM1 PROJ3 Medium Yellow
PGM2 PROJ4 Large Green
PGM2 PROJ5 Small Green
PGM2 PROJ6 Medium Yellow
PGM2 PROJ7 Small Red
PGM2 PROJ8 Large Green
PGM3 PROJ9 Medium Yellow
PGM3 PROJ10 Small Yellow
PGM3 PROJ11 Large Green
PGM3 PROJ12 Large Red
PGM3 PROJ13 Large Green

I turn this query into a pivot chart where I create a view that shows a
barchart indicating the status by project size. I customize the chart to make
sure that Yellow really shows up as yellow on the chart (red as red and green
as green).

Next I use this query to generate a report, where I group by the first
column (Progam). and I drop the pivotchart in the header section, so that I
have 1 chart per program. The Link Master field and Link Child Field
properties are set correctly in the subform. I leave the detail as it was
generated.

When I now go to the preview of this report, access shows the pivotchart and
the
detail as expected, only the colours of the pivotchart are not shown as I
defined them. So all of a sudden my "Yellow" labeled projects show up in blue
in the chart, which is quite annoying since the legend label says "Yellow" :-)

I assume this is a simple setting that I'm overlooking. Any help would be
very much appreciated since I already spend half of my weekend trying to make
this work !!

Thanks,

Peter



 
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