Changing a Field's Content
After you enter the records in a table, you will probably find that you need to make some changes; sometimes data is entered incorrectly or the data for a particular record might actually change. Editing a field's content is easy. You can replace the old field content entirely or edit it.
Replacing a Field's Content
If the data in a field must be updated or has been entered incorrectly, the easiest way to replace this data is to enter the new data from scratch. To replace the old content in a field, follow these steps:
Editing a Field's Content with a Mouse
Replacing the entire contents of a field is kind of a heavy-handed way to edit a field if you need to correct the entry of only one or two characters . You can also fine-tune your entries by editing a portion of the data in the field. Follow these steps:
Moving Around a Field with a Keyboard
Although the mouse provides a quick way to place the insertion point into a field, you might want to be able to navigate inside a field using the keyboard, especially when you are editing a fairly long field entry. Access provides several keyboard possibilities for moving inside a cell . Table 8.1 lists these keyboard-movement keys.
Table 8.1. Moving Within a Field