Search for a specific record (Access 2007+).
Syntax DoCmd.SearchForRecord(ObjectType, ObjectName, Record, WhereCondition) Key ObjectType An AcDataObjectType constant that specifies the type of database object to search. default = acActiveDataObject. ObjectName The database object that contains the record to search for. Record An AcRecord constant that specifies the starting point and direction of the search. default = acFirst. WhereCondition A string used to locate the record. Like a WHERE clause in an SQL statement, but without the word WHERE.
The object specified in the ObjectName argument must be open before this action is run. Otherwise, an error occurs.
If the criteria in the WhereCondition argument are not met, the focus will remain on the current record.
The SearchForRecord method is similar to the FindRecord method, but SearchForRecord has more powerful search features. SearchForRecord supports logical operators, such as <, >, AND, OR, and BETWEEN. The FindRecord method only matches strings that equal, start with, or contain the string being searched for.
'Find the first matching Order:
DoCmd.SearchForRecord acDataForm, "frmOrders", acFirst, "[OrderID] = " & Me!txtOrderID
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