IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding the different types of Access reports
Knowing the differences between reports and forms
Understanding the process of building reports
Creating reports with a Report Wizard
Viewing reports on screen
Understanding the 11 tasks necessary to create a great report
Creating a report from a blank form
Sorting and grouping data
Adding label and text controls to your report
Modifying the appearance of text and label controls
Adding page breaks
Copying an existing report
Reports provide the most flexible way of viewing and printing summarized information. Reports display information with the desired level of detail, while enabling you to view or print your information in almost any format. You can add multilevel totals, statistical comparisons, and pictures and graphics to a report. In this chapter, you learn to use Report Wizards as a starting point. You also learn how to create reports and what types of reports you can create with Access.
In this chapter, you create new reports using the report wizards and by creating a blank report without using a wizard. You use tables created in previous chapters. The
Chapter09.accdb database file on the book's CD-ROM contains the completed reports described in this chapter.
Reports present a customized view of your data. Report output is viewed on-screen or printed to provide a hard copy of the data. Reports provide summaries of the information ...