Chapter 18. Preparing and Printing Reports in Microsoft Office Access 2003

10-Second Summary

  • Design a report

  • Create the report

  • Format and modify the report

  • Save and print the report

  • E-mail reports

They say we’re all headed in the direction of the "paperless office," but I predict we’re still at least a few years away from that scenario. As a general rule, we like to see things in black and white. We want to hand out reports at meetings; we want to give people printouts to take home and review; we need something to put in each other’s mailboxes.

Once you’ve entered, sorted, modified, and organized your data, you’re likely to want to produce some kind of cogent report. A report can show how well your business is growing—or where you need to cut back. ...

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