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I've inherited an access database.  it has lots of reports.   I'm trying to find a report some specific text in it.   Is there a way to do search?
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If the text is in a caption, yes.  The easiest way it to purchase Rick Fisher's "Find and Replace".  This is a great tool and about the best $40 I ever spent.
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you have to do a search in the Record Source of your report..

sample query..

select * from TableOrQueryX where [fieldName] Like "* texttosearch *"

"TableOrQueryX" is the record Source of your report, could be a table or a query
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