You often need to print five copies of an Access report for meetings. To save time, you can create a command button that will print the copies for you. Follow these steps:
- Open a new form in Design view.
- Click the Command Button tool in the Toolbox.
- Click and drag in the form where you want the tool.
- Click Cancel to close the Command Button wizard if necessary.
- Right-click the command button and select Properties.
- Click in the Caption property box under the All tab and enter Print Employee Report.
- Click the Event tab and click the On-Click property box.
- Select [Event Procedure] from the drop-down list.
- Click the Build button.
- Enter the following code at the prompt:
DoCmd.SelectObject acReport, "Employees", True DoCmd.Printout ,,,,5
- Press [Alt]Q.
Now when you need to print out five copies, simply click the Print Employee Report command button in your form.
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