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Exporting an Access record (form) to an image

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Damonc, Jan 2, 2011.

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  1. Damonc

    Damonc Thread Starter

    May 9, 2001
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    I've looked around the net, but haven't been able to find a decent answer.. Can anyone tell me if its possible to export a single record in form view as an image? either jpg or pdf..

    I've got a database that has text placed over the top of a background image and would like to be able to save/export different records including all their data as an image file.

    Im using Access 2003.
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

    Dec 14, 2002
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    In one word NO! not automagically
    But you can use a photo editing tool to take screen shots or snapshots & use them
  3. Noyb

    Noyb Trusted Advisor

    May 25, 2005
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    "Maybe" :D ... Try PDFCreator ..
    But instead of Printing to a pdf file .. Tell it to "Print" to a jpg .. Or another Image type of your choice.
    I think you'll be able to choose a higher res than a screen shot would provide.
  4. OBP


    Mar 8, 2005
    Damonw, click on the form and Save As and select Report. Reports can be Saved as PDF - see this Article

    You can also save Reports as SNP images which can be veiwed with the free Snap Viewer that comes with Access or downloaded from MS Office.
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