Chapter 12. Reports

Most database solutions will need to provide reports, which can be difficult and often tedious. With Access, however, even complex reports are easy to build. There are several ways to create a report that provides different levels of customizations, from creating a report with a single click to starting with a blank sheet and designing from scratch. The report designer includes a powerful facility for grouping and sorting data. Best of all, reports are essentially read-only forms, so once you have mastered building forms, you can easily create great reports as well.

In this chapter, I'll explain some of the basic concepts and then show you how to create several reports using the different options available. I'll demonstrate ...

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