Selecting Records and Columns



To select a single record, click the record selector column (the leftmost column in the table). The record is highlighted.


To select a block of records, click the record selector column next to the first record in the block, press and hold down the Shift key, and click the last record's selector column.


To select a column, click the column heading.


When you want to work with an entire record?for instance, to edit or delete the record?you must first select the record. You can select a single record or several records at once. You can also select a column to move or delete that field in all the records in that table.


Deselecting Records

To deselect a record, click anywhere in the body of the table.


Selecting All Records

To select all records in a table, open the Edit menu and choose Select All Records. Alternatively, press Ctrl+A.