Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Building reports from wizards, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
Reports don't know anything about data.…All that report knows is formatting, this font and this color and this…position and that's it.…For all of their data needs, reports rely on a data source.…Data comes either directly from a Table or a little more roundabout from a Query.…The nice thing about using a Query as a data source is that you can bring in…fields from multiple related tables, calculated fields and added expressions and…give it all to the report in one nice and tidy package.…When using a Query, you have the option of using a pre-build query that you…could find in the Navigation Pane over here or create what's called an Embedded…Query directly inside of the reports.…
Let's take a look at how our reports get data by having the way they walk us…through the first two steps.…We can find the Report Wizard on the Create tab right here in the Report section.…I will click Report Wizard.…Let's work towards getting a report that looks at our customers orders.…Now the Report Wizard looks and feels just like the Query Wizard if you…
- Designing for the end user
- Organizing form elements
- Formatting a form
- Adding headers
- Linking to external content
- Entering and selecting data
- Adding charts
- Creating a main menu
- Creating a customer form
- Understanding report structure
- Building reports from wizards and queries
- Printing reports
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Forms
2. Form-Design Basics: Creating a Directory
3. Form and Report Controls
4. Getting around the Database
5. Report Layout
6. Printing, Tweaking, and Automating
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