Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Search for a Record in a Form
chapter 17
Search for a
Record in a Form
Adding, Finding, and Querying Data
Although you can navigate the records in a form using
the various buttons in the navigation bar, this method
can become time-consuming if the form contains
numerous records. An easier approach is to search for
the record using Access’s search functionality.
Search for a Record in a Form
1 In the Navigation pane,
doubleclick the form containing the
record you want to find.
If the form is not visible in the Navigation
pane, click the
along the top of the pane,
, and locate the desired form
under the Forms heading.
Object Type
Access displays the form.
2 Click in the Search field.
3 Type a keyword that relates to the
record you want to find (here, a
person’s last name).
As you type, Access displays
matching records.
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