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Chapter 10. Presenting Data with Reports > Working with a Report in Design View - Pg. 343

Presenting Data with Reports 343 A. Grouping levels in a report help organize the data. For example, grouping data by CompanyName displays all records for a single company together. You can group by date fields or number fields as well as text fields and indicate the interval (week or month, for example) by which you want the data to be grouped. Different Types of Reports The New Report dialog box, shown here, lists several options for starting a new report. Design View opens a blank report in Design view. You can choose a table or query on which to base the report from the list at the bottom of the dialog box. The Report Wizard option starts the wizard we used in the previous section. The AutoReport options build quick reports based on a single table or query. You can use the AutoReport options to build a report with a tabular or a columnar layout. The Chart Wizard steps you through the process of creating a chart that you can save as a report or use as a subreport. We'll use the Chart Wizard in an example later in this chapter. The Label Wizard provides assistance for creating mailing labels.