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Chapter 18. Adding Graphs, PivotCharts, ... > Printing Graphs or Charts in Reports

Printing Graphs or Charts in Reports

The process of adding an unbound MSGraph object to an Access report is identical to that for forms. Unless all your users have access to a color printer, you should select a line graph subtype that identifies data points with a different symbol for each category. For area and stacked column charts, a series of hatched patterns differentiate the product categories. The Custom Types page of the Chart Types dialog offers a selection of B&W... chart types specifically designed for monochrome printers.

You can save a form created by the Chart Wizard to a report by choosing File, Save As, and selecting Report in the Save As dialog. It’s almost as easy to create a new report and copy the form’s unbound object frame to it, which also demonstrates how to add a graph to an existing report. Follow these steps:


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