Opening a Table and Learning to Navigate Records

In Access 2003 opening tables can be done using the steps in this lesson. In Access 2003 navigating records can be done as well.

Displaying records by scrolling through the table

The vertical scroll bar is located along the right edge of the screen and can be used to move up or down the table if the total number of records exceeds the records shown on the screen. Similarly, the horizontal scroll bar located at the bottom of the screen can be used to move left or right across the window if the fields in a table exceed the number of fields displayed on the screen.

Horizontal and Vertical Scroll Bars

Using the vertical scroll bar:

  • Click the up or down arrows in the scroll bar to move up or down through the table records.

Using the horizontal scroll bar:

  • Click the left or right arrows in the scroll bar to move left or right through the fields in a table.