Running and Printing Database Reports

In Access XP running database reports is easy. In Access XP printing database reports is simple as well. Just follow these instructions.

Challenge!

  • Open the Contacts table in Datasheet fiew and print all records in the table.
  • Open the Calls table in Datasheet view and print all records in the table.
  • Open the Contact Types table in Datasheet view and print all records in the table.
  • Open the main switchboard form.
  • Run an alphabetical contact listing report and print the completed report.
  • Run a weekly call summary report and print the completed report.
  • Create a report using AutoReport:
    • Create a columnar report against the Calls table.
    • Print the completed report.
    • Close the report and click No in response to the Do you want to save changes to the design of report 'Report1'? system prompt.
  • Create a report using the Report Wizard:
    • Select the Calls table.
    • Select the following fields in the Calls table: Contact ID, Call Date, Subject, and Notes.
    • Do not add any grouping levels.
    • Do not define any sorting.
    • Keep the layout and orientation default settings.
    • Pick a style of your choosing.
    • When prompted to name the report, call it Job Search Progress.
    • Print the completed report.