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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Adding Lines, Shapes, and Borders

When you create a control to display form and report data, you also create a label that you can modify to identify the data presented in the control. Although labels are a great help in identifying the source of your form and report data, they only go so far in identifying groups of controls. For example, if you were to create a report from the contents of a Products table, you could separate general information about a product (such as its category and supplier) from the more specific information by drawing a line between the two groups of controls.

Draw a Line

  1. Open a form or report in Design view.

  2. If necessary, ...

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