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Chapter 7. What Every Developer Needs to... > Selecting the Correct Control for th...

Selecting the Correct Control for the Job

Reports usually contain labels, text boxes, lines, rectangles, image controls, and bound and unbound object frames. The other controls are generally used for reports that emulate data-entry forms. The different controls that can be placed on a report, as well as their uses, are discussed briefly in the following sections.

Labels

Labels are used to display information to your users. They're commonly used as report headings, column headings, or group headings for your report. Although the text they display can be modified at runtime by using VBA code, they can't be directly bound to data.


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