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ACC2000: How to Print a Single Record from a Form in a Report

This article was previously published under Q209560
Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.

This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).

SUMMARY
This article shows you how to select a single record on a form and to printit in a report.
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The following procedure prints only the record that you select from theCustomers form in the sample database Northwind.mdb.

  1. Create a report based on the Customers table, and then name it rptPrintRecord.
  2. Open the Customers form in Design view. Add a command button to the form, and then set the following command button properties:
       Name: cmdPrintRecord   Caption: Print Record   OnClick: [Event Procedure]					
  3. Set the OnClick property to the following event procedure:
     Private Sub cmdPrintRecord_Click()   Dim strReportName As String   Dim strCriteria As String       strReportName = "rptPrintRecord"   strCriteria = "[CustomerID]='" & Me![CustomerID] & "'"   DoCmd.OpenReport strReportName, acViewPreview, , strCriteria    End Sub					
  4. Open the form in Form view, and then click Print Record. Note that the report preview is limited to the current record from the Customer form.
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Article ID: 209560 - Last Review: 06/24/2004 18:14:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
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