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Chapter 17. Creating a Simple Report > Understanding Reports - Pg. 552

552 Chapter 17. Creating a Simple Report In this lesson, you learn how to create reports in Access by using the AutoReport feature and the Report Wizard. Understanding Reports So far, the discussion of Access objects has centered on objects that are used either to input data or manipulate data that has already been entered into a table. Tables and forms provide different ways of entering records into the database, and queries enable you to sort and filter the data in the database. Now you are going to turn your attention to a database object that is designed to summarize data and provide a printout of your database information--an Access report. Reports are designed spe- cifically to be printed and shared with other people. You can create a report in several ways, ranging from easy to difficult. An AutoReport, the simplest