Section 6What's New in Reports?

Reports share several of the same new features as forms. For example, you can work in Layout view, and you can create a form with the Quick Create option. You can work with stacked and tabular layouts, and you can use alternating background colors. In addition, reports in Microsoft Office Access 2007 sport a new Group, Sort, and Total feature. The following sections cover each of these topics in detail.

Using Quick Create to Create a Report

Just as with forms, you can use Quick Create to create a report. Here are the steps involved:

  1. Open the datasheet, query, form, or report on which you want the report to be based.
  2. Click the Create tab. Notice that you see Report under the Reports group (see Figure 85).

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