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Lesson 3 Navigating a datasheet
Objective Move around within a datasheet.
Once you have created your table, either with the Table Wizard or using Datasheet view--you are ready to enter data. First, let us take a look at the navigational features of a datasheet.
To move to a new record you can either click the mouse where you want to enter data (the row marked with the asterisk), or you can click one of the new record buttons.
There is a new record button at the bottom of the datasheet that looks like this
New Record Button
New Record Button
and one on the toolbar that looks like this
Access New

The following MouseOver points out many of the key features of a datasheet, including the New Record button.
Place your mouse pointer over the diagram towards the 1) extreme left and 2) extreme bottom of the diagram.
Navigating Data Sheet
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You can move around the datasheet using the mouse or the keyboard. Click the View Table button to view a quick reference table of the keyboard shortcuts.
In the next lesson you will learn about entering and editing data in a datasheet.