Building a Report in Layout View

In this chapter you’ve learned how to create a report from scratch in Design view, to quickly build a simple report using the Report command, to create a report using the Report Wizard to get a jump-start on your work, and to use Layout view to modify an existing report. You’ve been creating a Contact Events report in the preceding sections, so we’ll continue this example now using Layout view.

Starting with a Blank Report

If you want to follow along in this section, open the ContactsDataCopy.accdb database. Click the Blank Report button in the Reports group on the Create tab. Access 2007 opens a new blank report in Layout view with the field list displayed on the right, as shown in Figure 30-37.

Figure 30-37. Access ...

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