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Microsoft® Access® 2010: Step by Step by Joan Lambert and Joyce Cox

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Chapter 5. Create Simple Reports

Chapter at a Glance

Create Simple Reports

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Create reports by using a wizard.

Modify report design.

Preview and print reports.

Like forms, reports give people easy access to the information stored in a database. However, there are several differences between forms and reports, including the following:

  • Forms are used to enter, view, and edit information. Reports are used only to view information.

  • Forms are usually displayed on-screen. Reports can be previewed on the screen, but they are usually printed.

  • Forms generally provide a detailed look at records and are usually for the people who actually work with ...

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