Printing a Report

In Access 2000 printing database reports is simple. Just follow the instructions provided in this free lesson.

Using Print Preview

When your report opens in Print Preview, your report is usually displayed at 100 percent. However, to get a better look at various report features, you may need to resize your window.

Print Preview toolbar

To view a report using the Print Preview toolbar:

  • In Print Preview, your mouse pointer is the zoom tool (magnifying glass), which allows you to zoom in and out. Click the document (or the zoom button on the toolbar) to zoom in for a closer look. Notice Print Preview's drop down menu reads 100%.
  • Click the document (or the zoom button) to fit it within the Print Preview window.
  • Use the resize drop-down menu to further resize your document.

resize text box

  • Use the display buttons to display one or more pages.

Page display buttons

Multiple pages drop down buttons

  • Click the database window button to bring the database window to front.
  • Click the office links button to Publish It with MS Word or Analyze it with MS Excel. Clicking either of these choices prints your document as a Word or Excel document.

Officelink options

  • For help, click the question mark.
  • Click Close to close your report and return to the database window.