Access 2007: Using Reports to Make Data Meaningful to Others

This lesson will show you how to create a report using the Report command. It will also show you how to use grouping options and query limits to make the report easier to read, as well as identify several report formatting and layout options that can be set in Layout View. Finally, you will see how to use Print Preview and how to save the report.

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Microsoft Office Access 2007
Access 2007 is the database software in the Microsoft 2007 Office Suite. It allows you to order, manage, search, and report large amounts of information.
This tutorial will show you how you might plan and build a database from scratch, including how to set up tables, create and use forms to enhance data integrity, design and run meaningful queries, and produce useful and attractive reports.


Free Access 2007 Tutorial
Access 2007 is the database software in the Microsoft 2007 Office Suite. It allows you to order, manage, search, and report large amounts of information.
This tutorial will show you how to build a database from scratch, including how to plan and set up tables and fields, create and use forms to enhance data integrity, design and run meaningful queries, and create useful and attractive reports.


Access 2007 Makes Working With Data Easier
Working with data, and making sense of those vast quantities of data, is of course what makes databases so powerful and so useful. The ability to quickly and easily find the data you want, and report that data in a meaningful and useful way, is a critical function of any successful database program. The new Access 2007 program contains a number of new features designed to make working with, manipulating, changing and reporting on data easier and faster than ever.


Access 2007 Reports Tutorials for beginners
Reports summarize and present data stored on tables. A report can be executed at any time and it will always reflect the updated data of the data base. The information usually has a format that allows printing, but it's possible to be consulted in the screen, to be exported to another program or also to be sent by electronic mail. You can create a wide variety of reports in Microsoft Office Access 2007, from simplest to most complex.


Highlighting Reports
Analysis of data stored in Tables and providing resultant information in the form of Reports to the outside world is an important function of any Database Management System.
An Access Application may contain several Tables logically related but maintained separately for easier handling. When it is time to prepare Reports related tables are selected and joined on common information in them, filtered and placed the output on Reports. Meaningful and timely Reports play a very important roll in decision making.
Report designing is an Art in its own merit, like Form designing. MS-Access is equipped with excellent Report Designing Tools and with little practice you can master it.


Access 2007: Using Queries to Make Data Meaningful
This lesson will explain how to plan a query using a three-question planning process. You will learn how to use the Query Design command to run the query, as well as how to modify the query to hide fields or other information in your query results. Finally, it will show you how to save the query for later use.


Access 2007 Reporting Versus Crystal Reports
Recently the topic of Crystal Reports was brought up. We are a small firm with a small IT budget.

Our data lives in SQL Server, Access 2007, Excel, and in a purchased package’s Pervasive Database which we can access nicely via ODBC.

We currently do not have Crystal Reports, or any other report writer other than the reporting features that are integrated into Access 2007.

I took a stand and said that I believe that Access 2007 will be able to handle our reporting needs. We currently have very few reports and it appears that our reporting needs are quite basic.

The bulk of our data lives in SQL Server, but we do not have SQL Server Reporting Services available.

Are there issues that I should be aware of when starting to use Access 2007 Reporting against SQL Server? So far, our initial experiments have worked nicely, but we have only started to scratch the surface.

If we are heading down the wrong path, I would like to know sooner rather than later.


Too much data for Access 2007????
I am very new to Access and databases in general. My question is: is it possible to have too much data for Access 2007 to handle?

Here is the scenario: My company uses an EXTREMELY large database, millions of lines of data. We employ admins who perform all of their queries, reports, etc. using an SQL Server. I am not an admin, but have been tasked with writing queries and reports for my work group using Access 2007. I have been able to perform simple queries, but when I try something very complex, Access just runs and runs for up to hours ata time without ever timing out or returning any data. I have supplied my SQL statement to the admins for quality check and testing. They are able to run my queries in the SQL server in less than thirty minutes. Am I asking too much of Access 2007?


Too much data for Access 2007
My question is: is it possible to have too much data for Access 2007 to handle?

Here is the scenario: My company uses an EXTREMELY large database, millions of lines of data. We employ admins who perform all of their queries, reports, etc. using an SQL Server. I am not an admin, but have been tasked with writing queries and reports for my work group using Access 2007.

I have been able to perform simple queries, but when I try something very complex, Access just runs and runs for up to hours ata time without ever timing out or returning any data.

I have supplied my SQL statement to the admins for quality check and testing. They are able to run my queries in the SQL server in less than thirty minutes. Am I asking too much of Access 2007?


Create reports for a new Access 2007 database
Learn how to create reports. In Access, reports help others understand your data and answer critical business questions.
After completing this course you will be able to:
1)Create tabular reports.
2)Group the data in a report.
3)Create stacked reports.
4)Use Layout view and Design view to change a report.


How to Sort Table Data in Access 2007
Table data in Access 2007 frequently needs to be sorted in order to make forms or reports effective and easy to use. A sorted list allows the user to quickly locate a particular item without having to view the entire list. For example, an employee roster is more useful if is sorted by employee name. The following steps will show how to sort table data in Access 2007.


Import excel cells with multiple entries to Access
I am trying to import data from an Excel spreadsheet (exported from a software). In that spreadsheet, some of the cells contain multiple values, separated by a coma (e.g.: value1, value2, value3, ) In order to produce meaningful reports, I need access to understand that those are multiple values.

In the past I used to create lookups for this kind of scenarios. It works fine if I enter the data in Access, but with a lookup, I cannot paste data (even if it is formated exactly the same way).

Any idea of how I can get around this issue? (NB - I will need to regularly import new data from access).


Design tables for a new Access 2007 database
Learn how to plan the tables that store your data. Create tables for a new Access 2007 database. How to build the tables and set the data types for the fields in each table. Build relationships for a new Access 2007 database: how to creating the relationships between your tables, and how to put them to work. Create queries for a new Access 2007 database: how to create the queries that extract data, add calculations, and make it easier to create forms and reports.


Access 2007 - Training - Microsoft Office Online
Get to know Access 2007. Learn how to speed with Access 2007; design and create tables; build relationships; create queries; create forms; create reports.
Learn how the 2007 Office system helps you to stay safer, easy Access with templates; create and modify database; keyboard shortcuts; and how to turn off the Message Bar and run code safely; Sum, sort, filter, and find your data; make data easier to read by formatting columns and rows and sign your own macros for stronger security


Design great looking forms using Access 2007
After you have used Microsoft Office Access 2007 to create forms and reports to display your table and query data, you can change the appearance of any control on the form or report. You can change the appearance of individual elements in your Office Access 2007 objects, but an easier way to change the format of an entire form or report at once is to use an AutoFormat that is included with Access. You can use an AutoFormat as it is out of the box, or you can choose to apply certain parts of the AutoFormat. If you want, you can even create and modify your own AutoFormats so you can make the appearance of your forms and reports consistent. Another useful Access capability is to create a conditional format, which changes the appearance of the data in a text box based on the data's value. If a customer hasn't placed an order in the last year, a product has been discontinued, or a shipment took more than a week to arrive, you can use conditional formats to highlight that data and bring it to your attention quickly.


Can't publish Access 2010 reports to SharePoint 2007 site
I have a 2010 Access database that contains data fueled from a 2007 SharePoint list. From this data, I have created several reports that I would like to make available on the same 2007 SharePoint site in which the data came from.

I'm attempting to do this via Save & Publish>Publish to Access Services. After I enter my SharePoint site's URL and Site Name (I have also run the compatibility checker with no issue), I am asked to verify my credentials. I then receive this error message from Access:

An error occurred while initializing the Access Services database I have full administrative rights on my SharePoint site and computer. I'm not even sure if Save & Publish is the right way to go. If I were to right-click on the report itself and select Export, "SharePoint List" is grayed out.


How to Do an Access 2007 Update Query
Access 2007 is a database program created by the Microsoft Corporation. It is an important part of the Microsoft office suite because it allows users to effectively track items, make professional reports and share information. Update queries allow users to update data in a set of forms or records. Doing a update query in Access 2007 only takes a few minutes when you have the correct information.


Allowing Multiple Users in Access 2007
I have a split database however when there is more than 1 person in the front end entering data, I am unable to make changes to forms/reports and save them. I tried giving users a shortcut to their desktop but since I am constantly adding reports and editing forms this in impractical a there is constantly an new version.


Guide to designing reports
Microsoft Office Access 2007 provides you with a number of tools that help you to quickly build attractive, easy-to-read reports that present the data in a way that best suits the needs of its users. You can use the commands on the Create tab to create a simple report with a single click. You can use the Report Wizard to create a more complicated report, or you can create a report by adding all the data and formatting elements yourself. Whichever method that you choose, you will probably make at least a few changes to the design of the report to make it display the data the way that you want. This article discusses the general process of designing a report and then shows you how to add specific design elements to your report.


Learning about Reports
In this week's lesson we're going to look at reports; what they are, how you create them, and how you customize them to fit your (or your organization's) needs. Reports show your table data as information so people can make decisions with them. You can create simple reports that show all the data in your tables, or you can summarize or perform calculations on the raw data to create attractive, informational reports. You can even use reports for printing mailing labels. TOC: Learning about Reports; Report Wizard; Customizing Your Report; More Ways to Customize Your Reports.