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Microsoft: Access Reports FAQ

How To

How to use forms to send criteria to a report by MasterK27
Posted: 31 Jan 07

This technique will eliminate the use of creating tons of queries and reports.

Step 1 Create a table called employee with these fields:

name, position

Step 2 Place this data into the employee table

John, Bus Driver
Sara, Teacher
Mike, Cook
Laura, Bus Driver
Chris, Teacher

Step 3 Save the table

Step 4 Create a query by adding both the name and position fields and put this into the position criteria:


Step 5 Save the query

Step 6 Create a table called postion and enter this data:

Bus Driver

Step 7 Save the table

Step 8 Create a form called Position_Form

Step 9 In the position form add a textbox called Position_txtbox

Step 10 Link the record source of the Positiontxtbox to the data in the position table

Step 11 Create a report called Position_Report and link this report to the Position_Form

Step 12 Add this header to the report


Step 13 Save the report

Step 14 Add a Report button to the Position_Form and link this button to the Position_Report

Now when you go to the Position_Form you can choose which position you want to look at using the textbox. Then you can view a report on it by clicking the report button.
The report will change base on the criteria set on the form.

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