Chapter 5. Create Reports

The skills tested in this section of the Microsoft Office Specialist exam for Microsoft Access 2013 relate to creating reports. Specifically, the following objectives are associated with this set of skills:

5.1 Create a report
5.2 Set report controls
5.3 Format reports

You can use reports to create a view of your data, to group and summarize data, and to provide data in a format that’s suitable for sharing, printing, and presentations. As with forms, you build reports by adding fields from one or more tables or queries. You can format reports to emphasize data and enhance their appearance by adding graphics, logos, titles, and descriptive labels.


Forms and reports have many characteristics in common, and many ...

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