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Hands-On Microsoft Access: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Access Skills by Bob Schneider

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Detail Section

Reports consist of controls that provide the labels, field values, lines, page numbers, and more that make up the report. Where and how often those controls appear on the printed report is determined by the section in which the control appears.

Only the Detail section is currently in view. This section is the main body of the report and is usually used to display actual values. Theoretically, you don't need a Detail section to have a report. But as a practical matter, nearly all reports have one.

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Double-click the title bar in the field list to select all the fields.
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Drag and drop them 1.5 inches from the left and two rows of dots from the top. There are two sets of boxes for each field. Text boxes are on the right; they contain ...

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