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Delete Query to Delete all records where the name starts with T

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I am trying to create a Delete Query to delete all records where the name starts with T. I am not sure what to put in the criteria so that all records say in the name field are delete if the first letter is a T. I know this is simple but im not getting it.
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Question by:culwatrnca
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP) earned 20 total points
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You can use this:

Like "T" & "*"

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hi, always make a backup before using a delete qry:

DELETE yourtable.*
FROM yourtable
WHERE Left([yourfield],1)="T";
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by:culwatrnca
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awsome... thank you and thank you for the quick reply...
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You are welcome.  Note that Limbeck's solution is an equivalent way of doing the same thing.

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