Access - Building reports

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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Regular price: $360
  • Preferential price: $306

Course outline

Duration : 1 day

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Windows - User or equivalent

Following training: Access - Data structuring and normalization


  • Able to manipulate the comprised elements (sections, controls) of reports.
  • Learn how to optimize the presentation and functionality of reports

Teaching method

Presentations - Demonstrations - Guided and Individual Exercises


Chapter 1 – Modifying the Structure and Appearance of a Report

  • Access the creation mode of a report
  • Manipulate the sections of a report
  • Manage page breaks in a report
  • Insert pagination and date codes in a report

Chapter 2 - Changing the Location, Size and Appearance of Controls

  • Manipulate controls
  • Manipulate the organization of controls in creation mode (Tabular, Stacked)
  • Identify the types of controls
  • Add a control
  • Modify the organization parameters of Tabular controls
  • Control access to dependent controls in forms
  • Modify the value of a control
  • Modify the value of a control's property

Chapter 3 - Performing a Mailing

  • Create a report for printing labels
  • Create a report for printing envelopes
  • Create a sample letter

Chapter 4 - Creating Summary Reports

  • Perform grouping and sorting in a report
  • Use calculated fields in group sections
  • Use statistical functions

Chapter 5 – Representing Data Graphically

  • Add a graphic control to a report
  • Modify the elements of the graph

Chapter 6 - Creating Nested and Independent Reports

  • Add sub-reports
  • Create a compressed report of independent sub-reports

Chapter 7 - Using Command Buttons

  • Create an application form
  • Use the command button wizard
  • Manipulate event properties
  • Create a start-up form

Surround yourself with the best

Khalil Ben Fadhel
Khalil Ben Fadhel
Trainer, Data Science - AI
Khalil is an artificial intelligence expert working at Leap Conseil. Thanks to its extensive expertise in the managing and conducting artificial intelligence projects, Khalil has co-worked with several public and private sector organizations to carry out innovative projects.
Fazil Chouakri
Fazil Chouakri
VP Technology, Coach and Trainer
Fazil is a coach and trainer with solid experience in the field, which allows him to combine the practical and the theoretical to meet his students’ needs.
Philippe Paradis
Philippe Paradis
Certified Trainer and IT Consultant
Obsessed with the quality of services he provides and the solutions he develops, Philippe always makes sure he delivers more than what people expect, all while ensuring a pleasant learning experience.
Michel Laporte
Michel Laporte
Trainer and IT consultant
Michel possesses the ability to translate needs into IT solutions. His mission is to help his clients surf the ceaselessly accelerating technology wave.
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