Editing and Deleting Table Records

In Access XP editing table records is easy. In Access XP deleting table records is simple as well. Just follow these directions.

Cutting, copying, and pasting table records

To cut data from a table:

  • Select the data that will be cut from the table.
  • Click the Cut button on the Standard toolbar, press the Ctrl+X shortcut keys, or choose EditCut from the Standard toolbar.

    Cut Button

To copy data in a table:

  • Select the table data that will be copied.
  • Click the Copy button on the Standard toolbar, press the Ctrl+C shortcut keys, or choose EditCopy from the Standard toolbar.

    Copy Button

To paste data in a table:

  • Perform either a cut or copy operation on the selected data.
  • Position the mouse pointer over the field where the information will be pasted.
  • Click the Paste button on the Standard toolbar, press the Ctrl+V shortcut keys, or choose EditPaste from the Standard toolbar.

    Paste Button