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

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Chapter 12. Form/Report Design Elements

In Chapter 10, “Reports,” you created a report from start to finish. In Chapter 11, “Forms/Subforms,” you did a complete makeover of a form, step by step. I used this soup-to-nuts approach to give you a wide-lens view of how these objects work, a picture unobtainable when form and report creation is presented as a series of separate, piecemeal tasks.

There was a downside to this method, however: I didn't get to discuss many design features of forms and reports because they weren't specifically required by either project.

This chapter attempts to make amends for those shortcomings. I discuss techniques and features that forms and reports share, with the focus on adding pictures and other objects. I make ...

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