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Selecting the Correct Control for the Job

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

Labels

You use labels 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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