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Create charts
Create charts

Create a line chart

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Add a line chart right on an Access form.

  1. Select Create > Form Design.

  2. Select Insert Chart > Line > Line.

  3. Click on the Form Design grid in the location where you want to place the chart. Resize the chart for better readability.

  4. In the Chart Settings pane, select Queries, and then select the query you want. 

    For example, select RainMeasuresQry.

  5. To configure the chart, select options under the following sections. In the example set:

    • Axis (Category) to "Day".

    • Values (Y axis) to "Daily Rainfall" and change the aggregation to "None".

    • Values (Y axis) to "Particulate" and change the aggregation to "None".

  6. In the ribbon, select the Property Sheet and set Back color to "Access Theme 1".

  7. In the Format tab, for each data series under Data Series, set the line weight to 3.5 and turn on Display Data Label.

  8. To see the completed chart, right-click on the tab and select Form or Report View.

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