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While you can print data from a table, query, form or report in your Microsoft Access database, you can set print options for reports that will produce an eye-catching and more readable printed copy of your data. Printing data directly from tables or queries works when you want to print just a simple list. Forms are better suited for viewing or printing data for a single record or a related set of records, and not for printing larger sets of data or data summaries. By printing data from a report, you can compare, summarize, and total large sets of data, and then present that information in an attractive layout.
For more information about creating a report see Introduction to reports in Access. Select setup options. Select printer settings. Preview before printing. After you create your report you can set options for the print layout in the Setup dialog box. These options help you fine tune the format with options for margin settings, use of gridlines and columns, or print only the data from the report without the formatting.
To set the print options, complete the following steps:. In the Pane, right-click the report and then click Print Preview. On the Print Preview tab, in the Layout group, click Setup and set the margins, orientation and column settings that you want. Increase or decrease the default margins as required, and see the changes displayed in the Sample.
Select this option when you do not want to print the layout features in the report such as grids. To customize the margins on your report, on the Print Preview tab, in the Size group, click Margins and select a suitable option and a preview of the report with the changed margin settings is displayed. Select either the Portrait or Landscape orientation.
If you want to see how the report appears, instead of setting the orientation here set it from the Preview tab. If you select Use Specific Printer you can set several other printer and document format options. Select the of columns and row spacing. If the setting is for a single column, the Column Spacing and Column Layout options won't be available. Select to print the column in the same size as you set in the report.
To adjust the column width and height, clear the selection and type new values. Select the direction in which you want the columns printed. This option is available only when you have more than one column.
After you complete the setup settings for your report, you can select specific printer options to control the print layout or the s you want printed and the of copies. In the Pane, right-click the report that you want to print, and click Print Preview. On the Print Preview tab, in the Print group, click Print. Select the printer where you want to have the report printed.
If you haven't set the orientation and paper size, click the Properties button. To print only selected s of the report, select s and set the range. For example, to print just 5 of a report, type 5 in both the From and the To boxes.
To print just one of your report, set both the From and To fields to the same. Select the of copies and select Collate if you want the copies printed in sets for a multi- report. To save paper, or to send a print job to a commercial printer, or send the report via e-mail, you can create a. To preview a report that is not already open, in the Pane, right-click the report that you want to preview, and then click Print Preview.
If the report is open, right-click the document tab for the report, and then click Print Preview. You can make further formatting changes from Print Preview by using the options in the Preview Print tab. If you want to see several s of the report, move to other s, or view multiple s at the same time when previewing you report, try any the following options:. To magnify an area on the report, on the Print Preview tab, in the Zoom group, click the arrow below Zoom and select a magnification percentage. You can also use the Zoom control in the lower right-hand corner of your window.
To preview multiple s at a time, in the Zoom group, click Two s or click More s and then select an option. Select your print options: In the Print group, click Print and then select your print options. Forms and Wanting to Page hard. Need more help? Expand your skills. Get new features first. A subscription to make the most of your time. Try one month free. Was this information helpful? Yes No. Thank you! Any more feedback? The more you tell us the more we can help. Can you help us improve? Resolved my issue. Clear instructions. Easy to follow. No jargon.
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