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  1. Support Importing AIP Protected Excel/TXT files into Microsoft Access

    AIP protected Excel document and the protected extension of txt file (.pTXT) are not importable to Microsoft Access application

    Impact:

     - User not able to import/Process protected files into MS Access desktop application
    
    - MS Access macros not able to get data from protected files

    Not protecting the company’s confidential files with Azure information protection to let the users import files to MS Access is risking data exposure and unauthorized usage.

    63 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Incorporar la tecnología de Project Nucleus a las listas vinculadas

    Con Project Nucleus las listas se sincronizarían con una BD local con lo se podría trabajar sin conexión y se eliminarían los problemas de las listas demasiado largas. Si esto funcionara también con las listas vinculadas, Sharepoint se convertiría en un estupendo back-end para Access.

    29 votes
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    0 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Integrate MS Access with Power Apps

    I've been looking more into Power Apps, and I think it would be great for you to work with the Power Apps team to provide a web and mobile solution to what Access can do today on the premises of a server. Because there is unfortunately no web version of Access, maybe Power Apps can help solve this problem? Ideally, we should be able to continue moving (and linking) Access data into SQL and then create a Power App on top of the "Access-created" data from SQL; essentially viewing a Power Application that looks exactly like access but online and…

    33 votes
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    This is great feedback that we are actually working on providing now. Using the comments below, we’d love to hear thoughts about solely focusing on SQL as a stepping stone to Power Apps for data migration purposes, or also investing in another way for you to connect to Power Apps through the Common Data Service (CDS). This database allows you to store, share and manage your data over the web, and eventually the phone (current MS investment). CDS is also Power Apps’ central underlying storage unit, as well as the entire Power Platform team’s key investment.
    Please see following link for information about CDS, and let us know: if Access created a data export & linked table capability from our platform to CDS, would you use it?:
    https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fpowerapps%2Fmaker%2Fcommon-data-service%2Fdata-platform-intro&data=04%7C01%7CEbo.Quansah%40microsoft.com%7C32c26c86b7fe4f3162a508d7f069896d%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637242208373640123%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1&sdata=GuvQ6o2aqKiBMs%2B1z2nvv0sNtAHNl8MPQqiOvsh0D1U%3D&reserved=0

    We will still continue to make investments in SQL connection either way, but we are also happy to…

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  5. Increase Accdb file size capacity

    2 GB size storage capacity, could be enough for maybe more than 5 years that if small growth of data entry, but for thousands of data could be entries in just 1 year it would be a fear to reach it's limit. For me i don't need 10 GB but maybe 4 GB could be better than what we have today.

    9 votes
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  6. Ms Access: Web Browser

    Today i used InternetExplorer on acform while typing this suggestion, but some forums on MSAccess have some suggestions that browser is outdated need to use another browser like chrome or opera mini. Is this possible?

    7 votes
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  7. improve appearance and design of Access Forms

    modern optical effects like in Windows 10 or modern webpages would heavily improve the value of created Apllications.
    Better Mouseover-Effects for Buttons, Fading Effects for Forms....
    it would be great!

    25 votes
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  8. Intellisense sometimes crashes the first time you try to use it in VBA code

    Every now and again, each of our developers experiences an issue where Access will crash the first time you try to use intellisense when writing VBA code.

    To get back up and running, decompiling the database always fixes the issue, but surely the editor could deal with this by suggesting the user decompiles and recompiles the code, instead of dropping out and potentially losing a lot of unsaved changes.

    Example from such a crash -

    Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.13029.20534, time stamp: 0x5f53f9d7
    Faulting module name: VBE7.DLL, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x5ea725ac
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x000256bc
    Faulting…

    6 votes
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  9. Access for Mac!!

    I'm currently taking college classes while I'm in high school, and my parents got me a laptop so I could do my work on it. The problem is that I need Access to do some of my work. I don't understand how I can have Excel and Word but not Access. I would really appreciate it if y'all could make Access on Mac. Its 2020 people and I'm at home in quarantine (can't go to school and use their computers) and I need to get my work done.

    42 votes
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  10. Allow trusted Add-ins as User instead of Admin

    In order to add a Add-in (.mda) file into MS Access, the user has to be in the local admins group. Even if you are a domain admin, not having local admin rights won't work because your user profile changes when you open MS Access as Admin with other credentials.

    Full Detail: In order to Install an Add-in library in MS Access 2016 (and at least the two prior versions) you have to open MS Access 'Run as Administrator', then do the install, then close and reopen as the standard user. If you are not in the local administrators group…

    3 votes
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  11. PST to Office 365 Migration

    Use EdbMails for seamless migration of user mailboxes from PST files to Office 365. Thanks to its easy to use user interface, even a non-technical person can easily make use of the PST to Office 365 migration utility from EdbMails and perform the migration operation.
    EdbMails will display all the mailboxes/ users from your Office 365 tenant during PST to Office 365 migration operation. You can map your PST mailbox to Office 365 user account easily and even apply include/exclude email filters.
    Some of the salient features of EdbMails Import PST to Office 365 Migration tool include:
    Truly secure Migration…

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  12. add a new menu item view sql

    add a new menu item in order to view the sql behind a query; sometimes it takes ages to load a query in design, I just want to see the sql behind it

    2 votes
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  13. 5 votes
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  14. Fantastic universal boot ! Keep it UP

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  15. Ms Access: Codes pack

    We know that accdb/mdb has macro, modules and event procedure codes. But what i need is the package where we could view the set of every codes/sql for table/query, reports and forms inside ms-access. Could this possible?

    6 votes
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  16. Form design: not edged, have oval shape

    I used to pop-up forms seems all of it are edged ; and how i wish i could also used Form shape like oval or rounded corner. hope this could be patch to ms-access 2016. Could this be?

    6 votes
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  17. Access 365 runtime bug

    Since the office update 2019 version 2009 (build 13231.20262) it is impossible for my users to open a program with Access 365 32-bit runtime, there is a message like "the database was unrecognized format ..."

    P.S. if I compile my program on another computer with an earlier version, everything works.
    Any solution otherwise an Office roolback version?

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  19. Provide a linux version of the Xbox App.

    I want to talk to my friends on the Xbox app however I use Linux. If the Xbox app is free for windows 10 users, why not create a version Linux too. I have an Xbox but it would be convenient to talk on Linux.

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  20. My Company is: Judicial Watch

    My Name is Joseph Victor Popolo and my birthdate is June 23 ,1936

    Home Address: 734 Newman Springs Road Apt 204

                           Llincroft,  NJ 07738 -                Tel 775=848-3156
    

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