Editing Table Records

In Access 2000 editing table records is easy. Just follow the directions provided in this free lesson.

Moving and copying data

You can move or copy data in a table.

To move data in a table:

  • Select the data you want to move.
  • When you click in the field, an insertion point appears.
  • Click the Cut button on the Standard toolbar (Ctrl+X).
  • Place your mouse pointer over the field where you want to paste the information and click the Paste button (Ctrl+V).

Cut, Copy, and Paste buttons on toolbar

To copy data in a table:

  • Select the data you want to copy.
  • Click the Copy button on the Standard toolbar (Ctrl+C).
  • Place your mouse pointer over the field where you want to paste the information and click the Paste button (Ctrl+V).