Using the keyboard to navigate records in Microsoft Access datasheet view

Keystroke Effect
Go to the next record
Go to the previous record
Ctrl + End Go to the last field in the last record
Ctrl + Home Go to the first field in the first record
or Tab Go to the next field
or Shift + Tab Go to the previous field
End Go to the last field of the current record
Home Go to the first field of the current record
PgDn Show the next screen down
PgUp Show the last screen up
Ctrl + PgDn Show the next screen to the right
Ctrl + PgUp Show the next screen to the left
Ctrl + ↓ Go to the same field in the last record
Ctrl + ↑ Go to the same field in the first record
F5 To give the number of the record to which you want to go
F2 To select or deselect the current field (the one containing the insertion point)
Ctrl + Spacebar Selects a whole column when one of its values is selected
Shift + Spacebar Selects a whole record when one of its fields is selected – you can then use Shift + or Shift + ↑to spread the selection to adjacent records.

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I am a trainer of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Crystal Reports. I have called my blog "If Only I'd Known That...." because I hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only I had a £100 (or 150 Aussie dollars)for every time someone says "If only I'd known that." ....
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