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  1. 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…

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  2. update an aswer

    Your resolution website recommends using Access 2003 to convert a file, How the am I supposed to get a version of Access 200

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  3. Make the predefined templates more flexible for users

    I currently cannot add a column to a predefined template in Access. This makes the template unusable to me, and I only need to add one more column.

    There is no "Click to add" option available. Be great if there was!

    It would also be useful if it states in the online Help that this is the case; predefined templates cannot be edited. I spent a long time trying to solve this but it was only through online chat support where I eventually found out that adding a column was not possible.

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    0 comments  ·  Datasheet  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Make the predefined templates more flexible for users

    I currently cannot add a column to a predefined template in Access. This makes the template unusable to me, and I only need to add one more column.

    There is no "Click to add" option available. Be great if there was!

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  5. form Design Tools Control formatting for labels, textfields, combobox, listbox, background

    If we want applications made with Ms access to look more modern and more Webdesign applications competitive, we need more designing tools for forms. A plugIn like now date and time, should be expanded with more standard plugins like calendar, clock, Agenda ( ms outlook), Tasks(ms Teams).

    The control formatting should be made for all the controls and not just only for buttons.

    Modular movable record fields in continuous forms

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  6. cannot create form wizard

    cannot create form wizard because appear a box" bad file name or number"

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  7. looping error when bad data type entered

    when I accidentally leave a data type blank while working on a table structure, I will of course, receive an error message stating that the field cannot be left blank.

    The problem occurs when I click the OK button. Instead of exiting, the error message loops back. Clicking the red X of the dialog or of Access is prohibited. I must go to the Task Manager, and terminate Access. This causes me to lose all my work.

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  8. 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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  10. EdbMails MBOX to PST converter

    EdbMails MBOX to PST converter is a convenient tool to convert MBOX data to Outlook PST and save it to EML, HTML & MHT formats.
    It includes plenty of advanced features, which can help you to view all emails along with attachments and export to Outlook PST.

    Features:

    Load the MBOX file and preview messages along with corresponding attachments
    Export the all the mail items to the Outlook PST
    Allows to export selective MBOX items to PST using various filters
    Supports to save the all the mail items in EML, HTML, and MHT formats
    Compatible with all the latest versions…

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  11. Web Design Software

    Creating the web page is called web design. There is lots of software to need for designing the web page like banner design, logo design,animation, etc so it is neccessory software in website design.
    I have given many software which is absolutely free download and use it
    Read more and download - http://balindra.com/blog/best-free-web-design-software/

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. 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

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  14. 3 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Provide some SDLC Support with more developer-centric features, like SQL and/or VBA Script generation

    Given the typical Dev/Test/Prod development staging methodologies, and the great ease by which changes to database objects (especially "supporting"-type changes like adding indexes to existing tables) can occur in a software development cycle, it would be very beneficial to allow the built-in Access Table, Query, Form, and Report designers to save the "state" of the overall object, and at "Save"-time offer an option to Generate VBA and/or SQL scripts that can help to facilitate the (re-)deployment of the new changes to partnering databases (migrate the changes from Test back to Dev or Prod copies of a database, for example).
    Being…

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  17. 5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Fantastic universal boot ! Keep it UP

    Fantastic universal boot ! Keep it UP

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  19. Display the control reference

    From the many times problems with determining how a control should be referenced appear on a google search, I think it would be useful if a right click of a control object provided how it should be refenced by a query, form or report external to the object in which it resides.

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  20. Please, release an MS Access version for iOS.

    We need and iOS version for MS Access.

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