Form vs. table record order

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Access forms
Microsoft Access
Why doesn't the record order for an MS Access form match the record order of the table (form keeps re-ordering the records)?
ASKED: August 6, 2009  2:47 PM
UPDATED: August 7, 2009  2:59 PM

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There is an order by property in the form. Possibly that is set? Or, the table’s properties may have been saved after some one changed the sort order. Usually, the table opens with the ordering of the primary key. At any rate, if you want a specific order, set the order by property in the form or if the form uses a query as the record source, you could specify the ordering in there. If it uses a table for the record source, you could simply change the record source to: Select * From tablename order by col1, col2…

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