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Access 2013 Bible by Dick Kusleika, Michael Alexander

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Part V: Working with Access Forms and Reports

In This Part

Chapter 17: Creating Basic Access Forms

Chapter 18: Working with Data on Access Forms

Chapter 19: Working with Form Controls

Chapter 20: Presenting Data with Access Reports

Chapter 21: Advanced Access Report Techniques

Forms and reports are incredibly powerful components of the Access toolset.

Access forms enable you to build user interfaces on top of database tables, providing a robust rapid application development platform for many types of organizations. Access reports allow you to easily integrate your database analysis with polished PDF-style reporting functionality, complete with grouping, sorting, and conditional formatting.

The first three chapters in this part shows you everything you need to know in order to turn your simple database into a viable application with attractive interfaces that can be used for viewing, adding, editing, and deleting data.

The last two chapters in the part walk you through the steps for building Access reports, offering your users a flexible way of viewing summarized information in the desired level of detail, while enabling them to print their information in many different formats.

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