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Create a form to filter data from a query (using multiple criteria) and generate a custom report.

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I'm pretty new to Access so I'm not sure this is even possible. My goal is to create a form that enables users to filter data (using one or more criteria) and create a custom report.

I created a report that has college students' names,  student year, the subject they are enrolled in, and a grade for that subject. All this data is coming from a separate query and each student has one row and one class.  My report has about 300 rows (1 for each student) but I want to allow users to view fewer results in the report based on specific categories in the query. For example, it would be great if a user can use a form to select one or more subjects and just view a report for students enrolled in English and Math.
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Thanks so much! So I ended up using multiple combo boxes (in a form) for the subjects and called them different names, then created a filtering query in which I used all combo box names as the criteria as in [Forms]![FilteringForm]![combo box 1] or [Forms]![FilteringForm]![combo box 2] etc. And it works :)