ms access 2010 one report with multiple records.

I want the report to print labels for the multiple records with different label quantities.
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mna
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PatHartmanCommented:
A simple way to do this using a query rather than programming is to create a table with a single column named LabelQty that contains a number from 1 to n with n being the maximum number of labels you need to print for any single item.  So, if the max is 12, then the table must contain 12 records with the values 1-12.

In your label's RecordSource query, join to this LabelCount table using a non equi-join.

Select ...
From tblLabel Join tblLabelCount on tblLabelCount.LabelQty <= tblLabel.LabelQty.

To make this join you will need to switch to SQL View.  So, start with an equi-join (=), then switch views and change the join operation.  Once you do this, you will not ever be able to render the query in QBE view again.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Also note that no matter how many you print, ...you are limited to one grouping per page.

In other words, ..if you are printing 6 of each of your 3 labels, (for example: 6 for Fred, 6 for Adam, and 6 for Gertrude, =18 total labels)
...you will only be able to print 6 labels on a page.
1 page for Adam, 1 page for Fred , and 1 page for Gertrude

Put another way,
...If you are using the Avery 5160 labels (30 per sheet)
In the scenario above, you will only print 6 labels on each page
30 blank labels - 6 Printed labels = 24 wasted labels per sheet.

Put still another way, there is no easy way to "economize" the labels and print all 18 on one sheet.

JeffCoachman
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Pat,
I like your technique of using the join.
In the old days, I would simply load up a temp table with dupe records...
;-)

Jeff
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