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Chapter 8. Creating Reports to Convey In... > Using Sections in Design View

Using Sections in Design View

When Access displays a report or a form in Design view, it divides the report or form into sections, individual parts that control what elements appear and how they are formatted.

Design View Sections

SectionDescription
Report HeaderText that appears at the top of the first page of a report, such as a title, company logo, or introduction.
Page HeaderText that appears at the top of each page of a report, such as page numbers or report date.
Group HeaderText that appears before each group of records, such as a vendor name.
DetailContains the main body of the report, the fields that display values.
Group FooterText that appears at the end of a group of records, such as totals.
Page FooterText that appears at the bottom of each page of a report, such as explanations of symbols or page numbers.
Report FooterText that appears at the end of the report, such as report totals or other summary information.




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