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  1. Access Unlicensed Product

    I Have Original Office 365 Software, Excel and Word Smoothly running but Access is Show The "Access(Unlicensed Product)" I Re-Registered Many More Time But Is Not Taken any Licensed Paths Like Mail ID and Product Keys

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  2. Access file recovery software

    If Access database files get corrupted then you can not restore the MDB or ACCDB Access files from the database.

    Then firstly you have to repair the database. So I am suggesting you the best Access recovery tool for restoration of Access files.

    The software very smartly repairs the database and helps the user to restore the lost Access files back to his/her system.

    The tool supports files created by every version of MS Access and is compatible with every version of Windows OS.

    For more information: https://github.com/happycool007/access-database-repair-tool-freeware

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  3. Update Dark Gray & Black Office Themes to make reading text & viewing objects clearer

    I am seeing light grey text on white which makes text unreadable. Also white text on white lines making text difficult to read. Join line is pixelated, and theme does not appear to be consistent throughout. See https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Access/Microsoft-Office-2019-Now-Available-Comparing-2019-2016-365-New/m-p/780689 for screenshot of query design view with suggestions.

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  4. BugFix: Attachment Control

    This is an issue that is driving me nuts. I have a small database with 2 forms and a report.

    Setup
    Create a table with a few text fields and an attachment field. (Table1)
    Create a form bound to Table1 (Form1)
    Create an unbound form with a command button (Form2)
    Create an unbound report with a chart (bound to table1 data or query) (Report1)

    Create a command button on form1 to open form2
    Form2 command button to open report1

    Issue Duplication:
    Open Form1 – Add data and add an attachment. Click button to open form2
    Open Form2 – Click button…

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  5. Modern Charts currency format bug

    When using the currency format in modern charts, numbers below 0 are not properly formatted. The value is preceded with an e.

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  6. Option to use English in all menus (like the properties list) when developing instead of local version language

    It would also be nice, when developing applications, to be able to use "English" in all the menues like the properties even if I have a Swedish version of Access 365. Sometimes the translation to my language is not that good. Some properties or events have the same name in Swedish but different in English. When opening the code window it is possible to understand which alternative it is but it is still a little annoying.

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  7. Database Compare Tool for Access

    We have a O365 Business Premium subscription and just found that this tool is not included in our package. Multiple versions of a database are a natural consequence of developing Access apps. In my opinion, this tool should be included in any package that includes Access. Thanks

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  8. Allow setting background color for Access desktop, and to change colors for form and report borders

    I would like to use the grey background color of Access 2003 and also its blue border color for forms and reports. But now the background color of Access 2016 is white and the border color for forms and reports is white. In Access 2010 you were able to reproduce the 2003 look by setting some options, but that has been removed in Access 2016. Please advise if this capability exists, or please add it.

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  9. Idea on Access

    save access on the cloud. Just like you can save any other office document on the cloud, the reason behind 365 to begin with. I don't understand why most of the platforms in office moved to the cloud except access. I mean, I have not had the time to test every single application in Office, but from OneNote, to word, to excel, and others, it is possible to save them on the cloud, and being able to access them at a later time, on other computers without having to carry the whole thing with you.

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  10. Access MDB File Viewer

    Access files sometimes become inaccessible due to corruption or virus attack.

    At that moment opening and viewing the data inside the MDB file is hard to achieve.

    For such reasons the Access users start using other application, Don't do that because,

    I came to know about a tool which can open, read and read the deleted or corrupted MDB files with ease.

    easily view the MDB files and access your data with ease.

    get full information here: https://github.com/happycool007/MDB-file-viewer-online

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  11. Bug Report -- Multiple Access Crashes

    Since 8/1/2018, MS Access has been crashing repeatedly on multiple machines in our office. We are on 64 bit Office 365 and Windows 10. It appears some bug must have been introduced during one of the automatic updates.

    This crash appears to occur with automation where I think a second instance of MS Access is calling an MS access program, but not totally sure:

    Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.10325.20118, time stamp: 0x5b64d927
    Faulting module name: OLEAUT32.dll, version: 10.0.17134.48, time stamp: 0xebd737a3
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x000000000008a283
    Faulting process id: 0x32a0
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d43fb636a345d3
    Faulting application path:…

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  12. Enable option to suppress warnings about another user being changing the same dataset.

    When multiple users are working simultaneously on the same Access database, Access is constantly warning that another user has changed the dataset in meantime. In multiuser environment this is often annoying and unnecessary. Access should enable option to switch-off these warnings.

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  13. Upgrade the shapes of the buttons (make them thinner)

    Can you please make the buttons shapes thinner and remove the colours so that it looks more likke the newer version?

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  14. Add nore functionality to the tabluar arrangement in forms and reports.

    In forms and reports, the tabular arrangement of controls and their labels is very limited. In reports, it is not possible to have the headers placed in group headers on the report. Cutting and pasting the labels into other than page headers removes the ability to coordinate the size of the label and the control.
    Please add the ability to select the location of the labels and controls when creating a tabular arrangement

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  15. Template Literals

    Please can you implement template literals into VBA? When writing queries in VBA it would be so much easier and cleaner to write:
    "UPDATE … WHERE ID = ${ [IDField] }"

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  16. I think that on the new cross battle. They should have each team have a lottery number in bucket, then pull numbers and same like number aga

    For the cross battle figure out a way to make it like a lottery, where no one knows who they battle till on stage. Not even the coaches know.

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  17. Highlight or bold objects that are open in design or view mode in the object list pane

    Hello!

    We are using MS Office Professional Plus 2013.

    When working on more than one object in MS Access design mode, it is very easy to "stack" object windows on top of each other with the items underneath being "lost". It is possible to move another object that is open in design mode to the foreground by clicking on it in the object list pane (the list of objects on the left), but this is not always as easy as it could be because there could be a large number of objects of a particular type, and also the exact…

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  18. dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS

    aumentare la dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS, attualmente limitata a 2GB

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  19. Document the LoadFromText and SaveAsText methods

    There are two undocumented methods, SaveAsText and LoadFromText, which were originally used for the old SCC integration. Since Access 2013, the source code integration has been removed and we now rely on third party tools (e.g. OASIS-SVN or Ivercy being example). It is my understanding those still rely on the undocumented methods. This request is to ask that Access team document those methods and thus make it supported so that those tools can continue to count on it being available and provide a solution for source code without taking any resources from Microsoft.

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  20. Analyze Performance in Access 2019 is messed up visually

    Analyze Performance windows is not messed up visually, but it works fine. It just need to be formatted properly.
    Thank you.

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