Creating a Report

In Access 2000 creating reports is easy. Just follow the step-by-step instructions provided in this free lesson.

Using the Report Wizard

The Report Wizard asks a series of questions and uses responses to create a report.

To create a report using the Report Wizard:

  • Open the database window. Choose Reports from the Objects palette.

Database window - Report

  • Click New to open the New Reports dialog box.

New button

  • Choose Report Wizard.

New Report dialog box - Report Wizard

  • Click the drop-down list and choose the table on which the report or query is based.

AutoReport-Choose table or query from the drop down box

  • Click OK to begin the Report Wizard.

Important pointWhen you save a report, only the structure of the report is saved, not the underlying data you see in the preview. Data shown in the preview is always as current as the records in the database.