Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Tweaking the design, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
At the end of Chapter 03, we took a look at connecting a user input form to a…query which then passed data onto a Chart Object.…We can do the same thing with a Report.…I've got a workflow setup here called SalesByDivision;…I am going to start with a SalesByDivision form here.…I'll double-click on it to open it and I'll see that this form is asking me for…a Geographical Division and a Year and I want to compare it to another…Geographical Division and Year.…Let's go ahead and fill in some boxes.…I'll use the drop-down menus and choose I am interested in the New England…Division for 2009 and now I want to compare that data to the Pacific Region for 2009 as well.…
Now I've got two buttons here as well.…I can either Run the Query or I can Preview a Report.…Let's go ahead and press the Preview Report button.…I'll press Preview Report and the report generates, showing me New England for…2009 and here is the states and data and then if I scroll down, at the Pacific…States 2009 with their states and data.…
- 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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