Printing Multicolumn Reports as Mailing Labels

Access allows you to print multicolumn reports. You can create a single-column report with the Report Wizard, for example, and then arrange the report to print values from the Detail section in a specified number of columns across the page. The most common application of multicolumn reports is the creation of mailing labels.

You can create mailing lists with the Report Wizard, or you can start with a blank form. The Report Wizard's advantage is that it includes the dimensions of virtually every kind of adhesive label for dot-matrix or laser printers made by the Avery Commercial Products division. You select the product number of the label that you plan to use, and Access determines the number of ...

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