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How do I retrieve the previous and next rows in an Access database usng a query?

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I have a database that lists a large amount of production jobs for the my company.  I order the rows by job number, but I was wondering how to accomplish this task with a query so I could end up putting all this information on a report.

What I want to do is grab the previous and next row's job number of the row that is currently populating the report.

For example, if I am looking at the report for job number 5, I want to put fields on the report that would list the previous and next job number in the database (maybe 4 and 6).  This is so the user knows where the jobs was and where it is headed.

What would be the best route to accomplish this task?

Thanks.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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see this link for several ways

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=210504
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Looks like that has everything I could want.  Thanks for the quick answer!
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