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  1. CurrentModule, CurrentClass, CurrentProcedure properties

    Create these properties so that when writing VBA Code they can be easily referenced. Example MsgBox "Hello Word", vbInformation, currentModule & " - " & currentProcedure

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  2. 7 votes
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  3. Improve the statistical capability of MS Access

    Take on IBM SPSS Modeler. For example, work with the developers of R Statistical Computing to provide regression, clustering and neural network functions. At the very least extend the Domain Aggregate functionality to include a percentile capability.

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  4. Access para MacBook,

    sou usuário do access e fico limitado por não funcionar no MacBook

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  5. [Editor] Adding the language column at keyword, ad and extension levels

    We can't see the language of keywords, ads or extensions from Editor as the column is not available at this level. The language is only displayed at the Campaign and Adgroup levels.

    For accounts with just one language it is not problematic, but when campaigns and adgroups have multiple languages we can't dispatch the data we export for keywords, ads and extensions.

    As NQS requires the data to be sent per market AND language, it is inconvenient when requesting for an editorial review.

    Could it be possible to add the hereditated language to keywords, ads and extensions in Editor? Langage…

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  6. inkonsistenten Zustand

    Access meldet, dass sich Datenbanken in einem "inkonsistenten Zustand"
    befinden
    https://support.office.com/de-de/article/access-meldet-dass-sich-datenbanken-in-einem-inkonsistenten-zustand-befinden-7ec975da-f7a9-4414-a306-d3a7c422dc1d

    Hallo Access Team,

    hier ein paar Informationen in der Hoffnung, dass diese helfen, da ich im Berufsalltag gerade viel Arbeit mit diesem Thema habe:

    Programm DB und Daten DB im Shard Netzlaufwerk (ich weiß, ist nicht ideal).
    Früher: Nur Windows 7 und Office 2010
    Aktuell: Windows 7 + Windows 10 + Office 2010 User

    Ich habe den Verdacht, dass User, die über ein Citrix Windows 10 (schlecht Netzverbindung) auf Programm und Daten zugreifen, das Problem verursachen könnten.

    Ich habe den Verdacht, dass bei starker Netzauslastung in der Firma das…

    6 votes
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  7. Release for Mac users the samen office packaging as for Windows

    Every mac student has got the right to work just like a pc-users.

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  8. 6 votes
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  9. Make Access an SDI program

    I mis-wrote yesterday. What I propose is that Access offer an SDI user interface - Forms etc.. don't have to be modal and display in separate windows. Word and Excel have been upgraded to that mode of display, why not Access.

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  10. VBA Application Add-Ins

    Create a new type of VBA add-in (*.accda) that loads before the database is loaded, can display its own ribbon and is unloaded after the database is unloaded. This would enable VBA programmers to build application add-ins like in Excel or Word.

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  11. hijri shamsi or jalali calendar

    I am willing to have hijri shamsi calendar in ms access. Now, there is only greg calendar and hijri calendar. hijri calendar is for arabic

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  12. Add Pivot Charts and tables back to Access.

    Add Pivot Charts and tables back to Access.
    Pivot Charts and tables are very powerful. there is no other function is able to replace them

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  13. Return the ability to add gridlines to modern charts.

    Given the number of people and organizations that use Access either standalone or as a frontend to an SQL Server database, I do not understand why MS would limit modern charts at such a basic level. I actually feel that you should spend some time and resources in improving modern charts.

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  14. adding new features to Microsoft Access

    Introduction

    Microsoft Access is an application for database which a lot of companies, schools, colleges, and universities are using it in order to manage the information of their employees or students. Our project tending to make Microsoft Access easier to be used by its users by improving the security of the databases and the ease of entering the information into these databases. Nowadays the barcode scanners are popular in almost everywhere, and the QR scanners. Our project is to link a barcode/QR scanner to Microsoft Access in order to make it easier to enter the information to the databases and…

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  15. Find a way to prevent "phantom breakpoints" in the VBA IDE, this has been an issue for 20 years

    We all know about these; an end user runs your Access application, and it freezes up and suddenly displays the VBA code window to the user with a line highlighted in yellow. The user is confused and concerned, and thinks it's a bug in the program. A quick random edit and recompile usually fixes this, but how about fixing the problem that these breakpoints really do get cleared when you click to Clear All Breakpoints? In some business environments you can't only deploy MDE or ACCDE files.

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  16. Developer helpers


    1. Fix all the tiny dialogs to at a minimum be sizable.

    2. Modify the linked tables manager to sort by data source. Since you can only relink one datasource at a time it makes absolutely no sense to sort alphabetically, especially when the window is so small that you can't even read half the table names, either do this easily by sorting by data source or even better by creating a source drop down and using that to filter so the form only shows tables from a particular source. I have a sample I created for my own use if you…
    4 votes
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  17. Enable Password Decryption using a different Password

    Users having the ability to Decrypt the Database is a huge security liability. Unencrypted databases enable Remote Queries which are very simple to create. Even the System Tables can be access by Remote Queries from another database.

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  18. Add a VBA method to the Navigation Pane so the Search Bar text can be cleared or set

    I have developed a few Access Add-ins that I use to extend the development environment (like a Navigation Pane replacement with features like Access 2003). I'm able to use VBA to select an object on the Navigation Pane, but only if it's visible in the current Search filter. I'd like you to add a method to the Navigation Pane so I can clear the Search Bar, or even better allow me to set the value. Does adding a method like this cause a lot of heartache for the Access team?

    4 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Access drop down tabs covers information

    When your in Access, when everything is compact; when you start clicking the top tabs ; Home, Create, External Data, Database Tools... etc. The half inch of drop down covers information. It'd be nice if the information drops down along with the bar.

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