Sorting Records

In Access 2000 sorting records may seem confusing at first. This free lesson offers step-by-step instructions.

Sorting records to find information

One method of finding information, sorting, allows you to access information quickly and easily.

Records can be sorted in ascending order (A-Z) and descending order (Z-A). You can sort by zip code, last name, first name, grade, teacher, etc. You can even sort by grade and then by last name within each grade.

Important pointIt's easiest to see the results of a sort if you work in Datasheet view.