FindRecord Method [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]
The FindRecord method carries out the FindRecord action in Visual Basic.
expression.FindRecord(FindWhat, Match, MatchCase, Search, SearchAsFormatted, OnlyCurrentField, FindFirst)
expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.
FindWhat Required Variant. An expression that evaluates to text, a number, or a date. The expression contains the data to search for.
|AcFindMatch can be one of these AcFindMatch constants.|
If you leave this argument blank, the default constant (acEntire) is assumed.
MatchCase Optional Variant. Use True for a case-sensitive search and False for a search that's not case-sensitive. If you leave this argument blank, the default (False) is assumed.
|AcSearchDirection can be one of these AcSearchDirection constants.|
If you leave this argument blank, the default constant (acSearchAll) is assumed.
SearchAsFormatted Optional Variant. Use True to search for data as it's formatted and False to search for data as it's stored in the database. If you leave this argument blank, the default (False) is assumed.
|AcFindField can be one of these AcFindField constants.|
If you leave this argument blank, the default constant (acCurrent) is assumed.
FindFirst Optional Variant. Use True to start the search at the first record. Use False to start the search at the record following the current record. If you leave this argument blank, the default (True) is assumed.
The FindRecord method does not return a value indicating its success or failure. To determine whether a value exists in a recordset, use the FindFirst, FindNext, FindPrevious or FindLast method of the Recordset object. These methods set the value of the NoMatch property to True if the spcified value is not found.
For more information on how the action and its arguments work, see the action topic.
You can leave an optional argument blank in the middle of the syntax, but you must include the argument's comma. If you leave one or more trailing arguments blank, don't use a comma following the last argument you specify.
The following example finds the first occurrence in the records of the name Smith in the current field. It doesn't find occurrences of smith or Smithson.
DoCmd.FindRecord "Smith",, True,, True
Applies to | DoCmd Object