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Open form to show only last 10 records

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I have a form (datasheet) that is bound to a table.  But when the form opens I only want the last 10 records to display.

How can this be done?
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Robert Sherman earned 500 total points
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If you have an autoincrementing ID field, you can probably use TOP

SELECT TOP 10 FROM table ORDER BY ID DESC;

This would, of course, give the last 10 records in reverse order.  You could then use that as a subquery to re-order them, but I believe you might be able to do the re-ordering in a form property.

SELECT * FROM (SELECT TOP 10 FROM table ORDER BY ID DESC;) ORDER BY ID;
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..and since you mentioned that the form is bound to the table directly, you would just change the datasource of that form to the SQL query.
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