Access Pacific Monthly Meeting (Drawing an Access Report)

Drawing the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements with an Access Report

You’re probably familiar with reports that use controls to contain text and other objects such as lines and boxes ,  but how do you create a report on a blank canvas with no controls?

Learn how to create the Periodic Table of chemical elements on an Access report where everything is drawn and written using VBA.

The Periodic Table is just one example of data that can be presented graphically. Using the techniques covered here, you can then create all kinds of other reports that you never knew Access could do!

Crystal Long has been an MVP since 2006 and posts on several forums as ‘strive4peace’. She teaches in virtual classrooms and guides individual developers whilst they are building applications. Crystal’s website, contains free code, tools, videos, and articles. On her YouTube channel, LearnAccessByCrystal, you’ll find lots of Access videos and some about other Office topics.

Please join us for our Monthly Chapter Presentation on June 2nd, at 6:30PM Pacific (UTC -8)


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