Continuous form.......  Would like to have the last 7 records in view after I use command        DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acLast:

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I am using a continuous form.

DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acLast:     gets you to the last record.

But, when  I programmatically add a record on my continuous form  and use this command,  the only record that I see  is the last record.

I would like to see (by example) 10 records above the last record.
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It might be easier if you sorted the recordset in descending order.  Requery in the Form's AfterUpdate event to reposition back to the "top" of the recordset.  That will keep as many records visible as will fit on the form.
John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems Engineer

How about doing a

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after you have inserted the record and use the same command to move to the last Record
DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acLast

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Thank you for your answers.
PatHartman's answer is a rethink of the problem. Perfect answer!
Mark EdwardsChief Technology Officer

Here's a little demo of how you can get datasheet and continuous form records into view/position without resorting your records.  Involves the records in subforms.

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