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I need to write a query which involves 3 tables. Each table has a date field. I want to run a query to group data by month eg

Month Costtotal Repairtotal Servicetotal
April 1243 2344 123123
May 3123 213123 21312

Each column comes from a diferent table that has its own date
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Hi and welcome to the forums. In order to help we will need a few things:

1. Sample DDL in the form of CREATE TABLE statements
2. Sample data in the form of INSERT INTO statements
3. Expected results based on the sample data

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As Sean has said it would be much easier to provide a workable answer with additional information.

Here's an idea on how to do it (I have no way of knowing how to join the tables):


SELECT
DATENAME(MONTH, T.theDate) AS theMonth,
SUM(T.value) AS value1,
SUM(T1.value) AS value2,
SUM(T2.value) AS value3
FROM
dbo.test AS T
JOIN dbo.test1 AS T1
ON T.primarykey = T1.foreignkeytoT
JOIN dbo.test2
ON T.primarykey = T2.foreignkeytoT
GROUP BY
DATENAME(MONTH, T.theDate)





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serviceinfo{vid, servicecost, servicedate}
repairinfo{vid, repaircost, repairdate}
fuelinfo{vid, costtotal, costdate}

Those are the tables. I need a sum of all figures grouped by month
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I'm pretty sure the pattern I provided in my first answer will do what you need. Just replace the made up object names with the names of your tables and columns.



Jack Corbett

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