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How to open an Access ADP Continuous Form and jump to a specific record?

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I have an Access 2016 ADP (Project) as a front-end to a SQL Server 2008 R2 Express database.
This arrangement has been running OK for the past 8 years.

What I am currently trying to do seems relatively simple, but I am having trouble achieving it.

In Access Form-A,  bound to Table-A, I have a combo box that fills a field with a value from Table-B.
If an entered value in the combo box is does not currently exist in Table-B, I use the "NotInList" event to add the new value to Table-B then immediately open Form-B (bound to Table-B) so that a couple of other pieces of data can be saved for the new record. This works OK up to a point.

Form-B is a continuous Access Form and I would like to immediately jump to the newly entered record in the list of all records so that the operator doesn't need to go scrolling down the list to find the new record.
How do I achieve this?

I have been trying to use "bookmarks" from recordset clones without success. Other on-line sites suggest using the "RecordsetClone.FindFirst" method, but my ADODB.Recordset clones don't seem to offer the "FindFirst" property.

Any suggestions gratefully received. Thanks.
Jonathan Kelly

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