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Go to first record int able with user name from drop-down

Posted on 2011-10-18
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a form that when teh user selects a name from the drop-down, I want the form to present the first record in the table that belongs to that user name.  There would be multiple records with the user's name, but I want the form to present the first record.  This is an ACCESS 2003 databse and needs to be written in VBA.  I can get to the last record and the first in the recordset, but i want to go to the first for a particular user.
Question by:ssmith94015

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sshah254 earned 2000 total points
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let's say the user name is user1, and the table name is table1 and the order field is whateverorder then the following query will give you the desired data

Select top1 * from
(select * from table1 where username = user1 order by whateverorder) x


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ID: 36989530
Never would have thought of that, thank you.


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