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Access Report:  Sub-report layout

Posted on 2009-04-14
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Dear Experts:

I would like to learn how to customize Access sub report layout.

First of all,
I would like to see a layout as the follows:

Income                $1,240,000
Expense               $ 800,000

Instead of

Income                Expense
$1,240,000         $800,000

In addition, I would like to place both labels and textbox in the details section.  By default,  labels are placed in the header and textbox in the details.

Finally, I would like to learn how to incorporate sub reports into the main report.

Thanks a lot!
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Question by:duta
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BALMUKUND KESHAV earned 500 total points
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Put two lables in detail sectioin of the report , income and expense like this :
Incode : place income field from table
Expense : place expense field from table
Reg.Sub report, select subform/subreport from toolbox in access report form and follow the wizard.

regards,

bm keshav


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by:duta
ID: 24144851
Thank you so much for your kind, prompt tip.

By the way, should I start from "Report" or "Blank Report" or "Report Design"?

Can I place a query, instead of a field from a table, on the report?

Thanks!
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by:duta
ID: 24144856
I created tons of queries to create a report.  I need to place queries, instead of table, on the report.

Thanks!
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by:BALMUKUND KESHAV
ID: 24144907
Its on you, if you are expert you can start with blank report, if novice, use wizard, but both tables and queries can be used in report/sub reports in access, if blank reports , select report properties, then data source, click on .... and crate your query here.

regards,

bm Keshav
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by:duta
ID: 24144926
Thanks again!

By the way, do you any idea how to change the by-default layout (text value being placed under the label)?
________________ This is the layout I want ____________________
ncome                $1,240,000
Expense               $ 800,000

Instead of
_______________  This is the by-default layout _________________
Income                Expense
$1,240,000         $800,000t
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by:duta
ID: 24144952
When I clicked "Sub Report Button" ( as seen in the screen shot below), nothing happened.
I didn't see any initiation from Report Wizard.
Sub-Report-Button.png
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by:duta
ID: 24144968
After  clicking the Sub Report button, I clicked on the Report, and then Report Wizard showed up.  Then I chose a query. When  I clicked Report View, all I can see from the imported query was the title of the query, not labels and text values.
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by:BALMUKUND KESHAV
ID: 24145160
create a seperate report and then select in subreport that report and link with primary key id .

thanks,
bm Keshav

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by:duta
ID: 24148817
Should a main report and a sub-report share an attribute that may serve as a link?

I plan to put three sub-reports that do not share a link.

For instance, one report is an expense report, and the other is an income report. They do not share an attribute. But they need to be displayed on a report.

Thanks!
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