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Can an Access 2007 report be displayed within a form?

I need to display an Access 2007 report within a form. The users enter information in the upper portion of the form and they need to see a report on the bottom half of the screen. Is it possible to have a report displayed within a form?

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Not in 2007, but you can in 2010 (new feature).

You could build a UI where the Form and Report were side-by-side (and moved with each other as needed) but it could be quite time consuming.
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newbie46Author Commented:
Please explain further as to how to set up the form and report side by side.

thanks.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
How good are you with VBA coding?
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Open a Form, and then Open the Report.

In the Report's Open event, include code that will move that report to show side-by-side with the Form.

Me.Top = Me.YourForm.Top
Me.Left = Me.YourForm.Left + Me.YourForm.ActiveWindowWidth

etc etc

Of course, if you open these forms Maximized, then you'll have some unwanted effects.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
You can also place the Form and the Report in a certain area of the screen, then set the Moveable property of both to: NO

Then you can use the form to (dynamical) filter the report (if that is what you are after).

Here is a very basic sample.

JeffCoachman
Access-EEQ26618060FormFilterRepo.accdb
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newbie46Author Commented:
thanks.
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