Chapter 8

Finding and Sorting Your Data

Introduction

Having all this data isn’t much good unless you can find it when you need it. You need to organize it in a way that will make sense so you can make decisions—what products to order, what customers to give a price break to, what zip codes to send a mailing to, what payments you deducted from employees’ paychecks, and what old records to delete from the file or send off to the archives.

In this chapter, I’ll show you how to:

image Find the records you need

image Omit any leftover records

Use Saved Finds

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