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  1. Please create global methods to deactivate the CTRL+MINUS (delete the current record) and the CTRL+PLUS (add record) shortcut:

    Please create global methods to deactivate the CTRL+MINUS (delete the current record) and the CTRL+PLUS (add record) shortcut:
    • Bug report: In some forms AllowDeletions is mysteriously set to true, even if the form has AllowDeletions = False set (this is only displayed correctly in debug mode). CTRL-Minus then deletes a record without question. Calling Me.AllowDeletions = False in the Form_Open event helps. Access option "Confirm Record Changes" was not set.
    • In the AutoKeys macro sub-macros for ^{-} and ^{+} are not allowed (but {DEL}, ^{DEL}, ^{X} are possible).
    • The Access option "Confirm Record Changes" is helpful, but…

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  2. Can we have onClick() events on the bars/columns/slices in the new charts

    Love the new charts but can we have onClick() events on the bars/columns/slices so that create drill downs using VBA
    Always made me sad that MSGraph had events in Excel but not Access.

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  3. ComboBox

    Why Did Not Applied Property ( LineStyle ) For ListBox Or Combobox In Access 2007

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  4. Formula field type

    I'd like to be able to define an input field as a calculated field based on a simple formula (arithmetic operations + parenthesis would be enough).

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  5. MS Access 2016 bug: if a form's "Popup" property is changed to "Yes" then Screen.ActiveForm stops working

    There is a bug in MS Access 2016 in which if one changes the property of a form's "Popup" to "Yes" then Screen.ActiveForm function stops working... after a while. If I toggle it to "No" it works again. Can you please fix this bug?

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  6. Allow custom controls and a gallery

    Due to wide variance among different industries, I think Access is best benefited if users are enabled to author and share custom data-bindable controls. That would enable industries to build controls customized to their particular need, and hopefully share with one other, making it easier to develop with Access even for those who don't have the programming expertise to author it themselves. Look at PowerBI gallery as an example of how this can be a success story for Access.

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  7. Add a ListView control as an alternative to the ListBox.

    Add a ListView control like the one in Dynamics AX. The control should NOT HAVE master/child field linking. Only needs an after-update event that triggers when the user clicks on a row, just like a ListBox.

    Access ListBox is frequently used for form navigation. It’s easy to implement but has several serious drawbacks.

    Its worst drawback is the form blinking that occurs when the AfterUpdate event is triggered. This makes your form functionality unprofessional.

    Other drawbacks: It’s static, user can’t adjust column width or row height. Can’t be filtered or copied from.

    The current work around is to use a…

    11 votes
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  8. Access Student db could have a function for managing student grades as well

    Access Student db could have a function for managing student grades as well. Will be fantastic for people like me who manage grades on Excel sheets. Thank you.

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  9. Left Justify Caption in Form Title Bar

    In Access 2007 all form title bar captions are left justified so that when you minimize them you get some idea as to which form you are dealing with. Example would be Caption = "Main Menu" when minimized it would show "M...".
    With Access 2016 the caption is kind of center justified so when you minimize it shows nothing???

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  10. Subform in continous form

    Today we can't use a subform in a continous form.

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  11. Listbox update

    Have a fully programmable listbox with events like comctl listbox and treeview we had. Sizable columns, header click, sorting, image support.

    65 votes
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  12. Custom naming on message boxes

    When using the vbYesNo message box you can only have 'Yes' or 'No' options. I would like to be able to rename these options. Currently the only way round it is to create a form to look like a message box.

    36 votes
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  13. Include "hide control" feature Continuous Forms

    Currently on Continuous Forms, the developer can enable/disable, along with a few other functionality items relating to conditional formatting. At the moment, there is no "hide/unhide" feature to allow developers to display or not display controls based upon values of a particular row of data. There are ways to do it, but only in a very convoluted way, and very confusing when having to manage the code. Please include this functionality for continuous forms!

    76 votes
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  14. Macroes vs VBA in Button Wizard

    When using the Button wizard MS Access creates macroes as default. This should be an option if you prefeer macroes or vb as the event code.

    25 votes
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  15. Can we have a Separate Time Picker Control

    Often Date and Time are stored separately. To ensure the correct time is entered one has to write a fair bit of code to determine 24 hour time or AM/PM are entered correctly. A Time picker would have two Combo boxes, one for hours and one for minutes -and even show the time on a dial.

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  16. Access 2016: Form Property No Border still shows border!

    Access 2016: Form Property No Border still shows border! Property Popup = No.

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  17. Sort by object name in the Expression builder - Expression categories

    When we use the expression builder, the middle column (expression categories) currently does not sort alphabetically so it makes it time consuming to search for controls.

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  18. Tab Control bug

    When you cut controls in a form & paste them into a tab control they lose all of their links to event procedures.

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  19. Allow multiple Values to be updated in combo box and list box

    When you select a value in a combo box it only allow you to update one field. I know that I can update multiple values using VBA. I would like to this in the combo and list boxes. I would put this change in the combo box Wizard.

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  20. new Form Chart control needs to allow already transformed row sources

    Thanks so much for the new Forms Chart object. Unfortunately, I can't use it in my primary use case for charts on forms since my aggregate is a moving average based on a parameterized query. So, suggestion is that the new Chart should not REQUIRE setting of a TransformedRowSource but should allow an already-transformed RowSource to be used in lieu of having to do the transform itself.

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