IN THIS CHAPTER
Creating an instant report from a single table
Making minor modifications to your instant report
Setting up a report step by step with the Report Wizard
Getting a sneak peek at your report-to-be
Choosing the perfect layout
The fact that you’re reading this chapter right now tells me that either you’ve already been asked to create a report or you’re afraid that might happen. Yes, if you’re like the rest of us, afraid applies now and then — the idea of reporting on a database seems daunting to many users. You might be wondering if you have to learn any complex programming language or master a word processor or desktop publishing application in order to create a professional-looking report.
The answer? Nope. You don’t have to learn anything other than a couple of quick mouse clicks in the Access workspace in order to whip up a snazzy report on the currently open or selected table, in just seconds. And you don’t have to ...