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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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Printing Forms

You can use a form to print information from a table or query. When you design the form, you can specify different header and footer information for the printed version. You can also specify which controls are visible. For example, you might define some gridlines that are visible on the printed form but are not displayed on the screen.

An interesting form to print in the Conrad Systems Contacts database is the frmContactSummaryXmpl form. Open the form, click the File tab on the Backstage view, click Print, and then click Print Preview. On the Print Preview tab, click Zoom and scroll to the top of the first page. You should see a screen that looks like the one shown in Figure 12-40. Notice that the form footer that you saw earlier ...

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