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Docmd FindRecord Method in Access

The Access DoCmd.FindRecord method performs the Find Record action in Visual Basic. This command is often used in conjunction with the Docmd.FindNext. Below is show the FindRecord syntax and command line arguments:

DoCmd FindRecord Method

FindWhat: Required - an expression that evaluates to text, a number, or a date. This is where you put the information for which you want to search.

Match: Optional - AcFindMatch can be anyone of the following:

acEntire     (default)

MatchCase: Enter True for a case-sensitive search and False for a search that is not case-sensitive. The default for this argument is False.

Search: Optional - AcSearchDirection can have any of the following values:

acSearchAll     (default)

SearchAsFormatted: Optional - use True to search for data as it is formatted and False to search for data as it is stored in the database. The default for this argument is False.

OnlyCurrentField: Optional - AcFindField. can have any of the following:

acCurrent     (default)

FindFirst: Optional - use True to start the search at the first record. Use False to start the search at the record following the current record. The default value for this argument is True.

Also see the Access Visual Basic FindFirst function for a recordsetclone.

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