Chapter 7. Working with Reports

Working with Reports

Chapter 7 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn how to:

  • Create a report by using a wizard.

  • Modify a report.

  • Create a report from scratch.

  • Add a subreport to a report.

  • Preview and print a report.

People generally think of reports as summaries of larger bodies of information. For example, The Garden Company’s database might hold detailed information about thousands of orders. If you want to edit those orders or enter new ones, you do so directly in the table or with a form. If you want to summarize those orders to illustrate the rate of growth of the company’s sales, you use a report.

Like a book report or the ...

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