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  1. On the SPOTLIGHT IMAGES, move the text from the middle to the side after I say "I like it" so I can view the picture without a distrac.

    I love the "Spotlight Images. Move the text from the middle of the picture to the side after I say "I like it" so I can view the picture without a distraction. I use the pictures for meditation

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  2. Add an Option to change the default in Find & Replace dialog box

    When you use Ctrl F to get the Find & Replace dialog Box there is an Ootion called Match.
    Match has three values
    Whole Field (the default)
    Any Part
    Start
    I find I hardly ever use the default, but always want to use "Any Part"
    It would be great if there were an Access Option to set the field to the default that I want. This would save me lots of time.

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  3. Change the coordinate system for the Relationships diagrams to allow an (almost) unlimited canvas size

    I'd like to suggest changing the coordinate system for the Relationships diagram, so that tables are plotted onto the canvas in relation to the centre of the canvas. The centre would be coordinate 0,0pixels, marked with a small cross-hair. An item placed at 122,344pixels would be in the upper-right of the canvas, whereas an item placed at -455,-677pixels would be in the bottom-left.

    This would allow the Relationships canvas to have an (almost) unlimited size, on top of which, a better zoom, scroll and print system could be built.

    For backward compatibility with earlier versions of Access, existing Relationship diagrams…

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  4. dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS

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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Please allow users to schedule Office 365 updates.

    I couldn't find a feedback for Office 365 in general.
    But Office 365 needs to allow users to schedule update downloads during off peak hours. That's for rural customers using satellite internet. There are peak and off-peak hours. Downloading gigabytes of updates every months for various products just eats data that rural customers can't afford to squander during the peak hours. My off-peak hours start at 2am in the morning, and only go for a few hours.

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  17. Give back the ability to add grid lines to modern charts

    Grid lines are a fundamental part of any non-pie chart. They allow for quick interpretation of the data. Please add the ability to add major and minor grid lines.

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  18. Add a transposed view option to query design - columns and rows swapped.

    The standard view is hard to use... being able to see all of my fields in query design at one time and the very few, rarely used; sort, criteria, table, etc options to one side would be much easier to use/maintain. Too much scrolling and resizing involved. We currently have 6 default row options in a Select query, but can only see 11 fields at the default size meaning any long field names or expressions are truncated or push related fields off the screen, that you need to see while editing the other.

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  19. Add case sensitivity to VBA to naming of procedures, variables and so on.

    If you want to follow naming conventions in VBA it's impossible to name a procedure for example "Foo" and a variable "foo".

    VBA automatically changes the casing of one of them.

    So please add case sensitivity to VBA to be able to properly name procedures, variables, types, declarations, events and so on.

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  20. Access2016 住所入力支援辞書の間違い

    「中央区新富」と入力して「252-0200」(相模原市)と支援されます。
    正しくは、104-0041です。

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