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    Filtering a datasheet by any matching entry on a fom

    Some time ago I saw a form that allowed any data entry into the filter field and the results would shorten the list on the datasheet. Example I might enter "62" into the search field and the datasheet would be filtered to any record that contained a "62". The "62" might be an age, part of an address, part of a zip code, a unit price, a quantity ordered, etc. It would search all fields.

    Then the option existed to click on the row with the desired data and it would pull that data up into another form with additional information if available.

    Has anyone seen this or have any ideas of how to create something of this order?

    Any ideas, thanks.

    Meleia

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    I don't think you can do that with a datasheet, I would use a form that showed all records from the record source then filter that, when you find the one you are looking for I would use the form you are in to change data, why go to another form to change the record.

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    I'll try that approach. Thanks Patt

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