17. Preparing Advanced Reports
Access 2010’s Report Wizard can create reports that you can use “as is” or modify to suit most of your database reporting requirements. In many cases, however, you must create reports that are more complex than or different from those offered by the Report Wizard. For example, you might have to apply special grouping and sorting methods to your reports. Including subreports within your reports requires that you start from a blank report form instead of using the Report Wizard. Like subforms, subreports use master-child relationships to provide detail information, such as the orders placed by each customer by year, quarter, or month.
The report design techniques you learn in this chapter apply, for the most ...