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4. Click the OK button. The Print dialog box closes, and the first page of the report is
5. Save and close the Customers And Contracts report.
You’ve created many different objects in the Belmont database. Before you close it
and exit Access, you’ll open the Navigation Pane to view all the objects in the database.
To view the Belmont database objects in the Navigation Pane:
1. Open the Navigation Pane and scroll up, if necessary, to display the top of the
pane. See Figure 4-31.
Figure 4-31
Belmont database objects in the Navigation Pane
tabl e
table object
qu ery
query objects
form objects
report objects
The Navigation Pane displays the objects grouped by table. Within each table
group, the table itself is listed first, followed by any queries, forms, and reports
you created based on the table. Each object is identified with a unique icon to help
you distinguish objects with similar names or the same names. Objects you created
based on more than one table appear in the list of objects for both tables. For
example, note that the Customer Contracts query object is listed for both the Con-
tract table and the Customer table because its design is based on both tables.
2. Scroll down to the bottom of the Navigation Pane. Notice the Customer Contracts
form in the Customer table list. This is the form you created containing a main
form based on the Customer table and a subform based on the Contract table. The
Contract Subform object is listed with the Contract table. Also, note that the data-
base contains a query object with the same name, “Customer Contracts.” The icons
in the Navigation Pane help you to distinguish the Customer Contracts query
(listed for both the Customer and Contract tables) from the Customer Contracts
3. Compact and repair the Belmont database, and then close Access.
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