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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Access 2002 in 21 Days by Craig Eddy, Paul Cassel, Jon Price

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Chapter 7. Basic Reports

This lesson covers the report basics. Because there are many similarities between form design and report design, this lesson skips lightly over some basics, assuming that you learned them in Day 5, “Simple Forms.” This prevents a lot of repetition for those reading this book sequentially. If you’re not familiar with the material on forms, this is a good time to at least skim over that lesson.

Today You Will Learn

A report generally is a printed version of the information in the tables in your database. Sometimes this information needs to be summarized, grouped, or presented differently than what the user can see directly within the tables. This lesson touches on the necessary basics to get you started in finding all about ...

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