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Delete a Record from a Table
Delete a Record
from a Table
You can remove a record from your database if it
holds data that you no longer need. Removing old
records can reduce the overall file size of your database
and make it easier to manage. When you delete a
record, all of the data within its fields is permanently
removed.
Delete a Record from a Table
1 In the Navigation pane,
doubleclick the table that contains the
record you want to delete.
3
4
Access opens the table.
2 Position your mouse pointer over
the gray box to the left of the
record that you want to delete
(the mouse pointer changes
to
1
) and click.
The record is selected.
3 Click the Home tab.
4 Click the Delete button in the
Records group.
2
Note:
You can also right-click the record, and then
click
Delete Record
.
Access displays a warning box
about the deletion.
5 Click Yes .
5
Access permanently removes the
record from the table.
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