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MS Access – Repeating Sub-Report Headings on Each Page

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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
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In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page.

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1. The problem with sub-reports and headings

2. Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1

3. Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy group’s header to yes

4. Move the column headings to the dummy group’s header

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by:Ruth Barnhardt
Thank you Jim.
This was perfect! Just what I needed.
I know Access very well... but these little tricks are great to have. Thanks for sharing!
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by:Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
Glad you could use it.

Jim.
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by:jared Winton
Thanks!
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by:Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
Quite welcome.

Jim.
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