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MS Access Report to PDF

M P
Hi!

I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously, users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do so.

Need advise.

regards,
MP
Apr 19 '06 #1
5 1892

M P wrote:
Hi!

I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously, users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do so.

Need advise.

regards,
MP


Why not display the report using html?

--
Mike Brind

Apr 19 '06 #2
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 14:34:07 +0800, "M P" <ma**@textguru.ph> wrote:
I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously, users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do so.


Nothing built-in to display a PDF, but you can pesent in HTML if that
works for you.

Jeff
Apr 20 '06 #3

M P wrote:
Hi!

I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously, users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do so.


ActivePDF is one solution, but after going back and forth with report
formats, we've decided to just use Excel as the report Engine.

Apr 20 '06 #4
M P
I prefer to use Access Report since the report contains headers and footer
that ASP cant handle (or is there something that I don't know). If there is
a technique that I may use, please share your thoughts and will be gladly to
know it.

M P
"Mike Brind" <pa*******@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:11*********************@j33g2000cwa.googlegro ups.com...

M P wrote:
Hi!

I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and
Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously,
users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not
sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report
as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not
sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do
so.

Need advise.

regards,
MP


Why not display the report using html?

--
Mike Brind

Apr 24 '06 #5
In the html version, you would need to use CSS to provide the headers,
footers and page breaks:

http://www.w3.org/TR/css-print/

--
Mike Brind

M P wrote:
I prefer to use Access Report since the report contains headers and footer
that ASP cant handle (or is there something that I don't know). If there is
a technique that I may use, please share your thoughts and will be gladly to
know it.

M P
"Mike Brind" <pa*******@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:11*********************@j33g2000cwa.googlegro ups.com...

M P wrote:
Hi!

I am currently working on a project that will migrate MS Access DB and
Front
End to web-base solution to reduce MS Access installation. Previously,
users
are using MS Access as frontend to produce customized report. I am not
sure
if in a web based solution, using ASP, I can display the access report
as-is
or by converting to pdf (server side) and display on a webpage. I'm not
sure
if there are builtin solution on this or I need to have 3rd party to do
so.

Need advise.

regards,
MP


Why not display the report using html?

--
Mike Brind


Apr 24 '06 #6

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