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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Entering Report Design View

When you finish previewing a report you've created, just close Print Preview and you're automatically in Report Design view.

If you want to come back to Report Design view later, from the Database window, perform these steps:

  1. Click the Reports tab.

  2. Click the report you want to modify.

  3. Click the Design button. The report appears in Design view, as shown in Figure 22.1.

Report Design view may seem familiar to you; it looks a lot like Form Design view. Almost everything you learned about editing forms in Lessons 14 and 16 applies also to reports. Just like Form Design view, there is a toolbox of common editing tools, and you can add all the special elements that you learned about in Lesson 15.

Figure 22.1. The report ...

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