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

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Page Header and Footer

As you saw previously, the Page Header and Footer on the View menu hides and unhides these two sections. The controls you create in the page header and footer print, respectively, at the top and bottom of every page.

If you want to use just the header or the footer, there's an easy way to make the other exist in name only. You'll be using only the Page Footer here, so you'll show both sections and then hide the Page Header:

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Click View to return to Design view.
2.
Choose View, Page Header/Footer.
3.
Right-click Page Header and choose Properties. On the Format tab, set Height at 0" and close the property sheet. The Page Header is now simply a bar with no area. Now you'll use the Page Footer to display page numbers, one ...

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