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

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Other Report Types

The Label Wizard and snaked column reports are two Access report features that are worth spending some time on. Let's look at how they work.

Label Wizard

The Label Wizard is a handy device for quickly creating mailing labels. It's easy to use, and I'm not going to drag you through the many options in its dialog boxes; either they are self-explanatory or their mysteries can be unraveled with some trial and error.

But one dialog box might cause you some problems, at least initially. This is the “construction” dialog box where you actually create the label (see Figure 12.42).

Figure 12.42. In this dialog box, you build a prototype label that uses your contact data.

Besides the fields (first name, street ...

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