As with forms, there are several ways to view a report: Report View, Print Preview, Layout View, and Design View. As with other Access objects, we can use the Views group on the Ribbon or we can use the View buttons on the right side of the Status bar.
The buttons on the Status bar are labeled below:
Let's open an existing report and look at the different views.
Step1. To open an existing report, in the Navigation Pane,
Step2. To switch to Print Preview,
Step3. To switch to Layout View,
Step4. To switch to Design View,
Step5. To close the report,
Right-Click the report tab, Click Close