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Special Edition Using Access 97, Second Edition by Roger Jennings

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Modifying a Basic Report Wizard Report

The Report Wizard tries to create the optimum final report in the first pass. Usually, the wizard comes close enough to a finished product that you spend far less time modifying a wizard-created basic report than creating a report from the default blank template.

In the following sections, you use Access's report design features to make the report more attractive and easier to read.

Deleting, Relocating, and Editing Existing Controls

The first step in modifying the wizard's report is to modify the existing controls on the report. You don't need to align the labels and text boxes precisely during the initial modification; the section "Aligning Controls Horizontally and Vertically" later in this chapter ...

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