Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding report structure, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
The structure that Access uses to assemble the reports on the page is kind of…like building a layer cake or maybe even designing blueprints for a skyscraper.…There are multiple sections that can design one time each, but then Access…uses that blueprint over and over again as it needs them for each section of the report.…Let's take a look at how this works.…Now, we're back in the Two Trees database here and I've got a query set up here…called OrdersByRegion.…Let me double-click on that so we can see the data.…The OrdersByRegion query is giving me a total count of all the orders that…appeared in each region for each year.…So, I can scroll through the list, I've got 2005 and 2006 and 07 and so on.…
For each Region and Division I've got a count of the number of products…that came from there.…Okay, let's build a report off of this data.…I'll close the query.…In my Create tab I'll click on Report, and Access generates a basic report.…Let's switch into Print Preview mode to take a look at the full sheet.…
- 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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