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Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).
For a Microsoft Access 97 version of this article, see 119073
This article describes how to create a constant number of lines per data group on a report. You can use this method to consistently print 15 lines per data group, regardless of the actual number of items within the group. Note that if the group contains more than 15 items, the function used by this method will not apply.
NOTE: This article explains a technique demonstrated in the sample file, RptSmp00.mdb. For information about how to obtain this sample file, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231851/EN-US/ )ACC2000: Microsoft Access 2000 Sample Reports Available in Download Center
The following steps demonstrate how to create a report in the sample database Northwind.mdb with a constant number of lines per data group. You can use this method in a main report or subreport:
CAUTION: If you follow the steps in this example, you modify the sample database Northwind.mdb. You may want to back up the Northwind.mdb file and follow these steps on a copy of the database.