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  1. replace function in sql

    Replace Function contained within sql query no longer works correctly... either deletes the entire string, or crashes the application

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  2. 6 votes
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  3. Fix the "System Resource Exceeded" error that requires Processor Affinity be set to 0.

    We have a number of users at work who regularly report, when using Access 2016, that they get a "System Resource Exceeded" error when running certain queries. It is intermittent, but happens frequently. Didn't used to happen on Office 2010, or under Windows 7. Happens regularly under Office 2016 under Windows 10.

    Multiple threads online point to the current "workaround" being to set Processor Affinity to 0, rather than utilizing all cores of the process. This seems like a shitty solution, and it would be better if the underlying issue(s) with using multi-core processor(s) would be fixed, so the workaround…

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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Provide MS Access for Mac Users

    I have bought and paid for an annual subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal and now need MS Access but have been told I can't have it because I am a Mac user.

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  6. Add an additional GetOption/SetOption option to set the Startup Form

    Sometimes we want to programmatically set the startup form and that is currently not possible.
    Please add GetOption("Startup Form") and SetOption("Startup form").
    I would use this feature in my "To Convention" code that fixes up bad naming convention.

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  7. Office 365 Tenant Migration

    EdbMails provides an Office 365 Tenant Migration utility to migrate mailboxes between O365 tenants. An intuitive, secure, and scalable solution for migrating Office 365 mailboxes. It performs the rapid data migration with privacy and control. EdbMails supports the migration of mailboxes, archive mailboxes, public folders, shared mailboxes, Office 365 Groups, Office 365 teams, SharePoint sites, and OneDrive for Businesses.
    Office 365 migration Features
    · Migrates mailboxes, Archive mailboxes, Public Folders, and Shared mailboxes
    · It Migrates Emails, Folders, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items, Inbox, and Junk folders, etc., to your target server.
    · Supports Office 365 mailbox to Exchange server…

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  8. i just dont know why...

    totally not fair dear john be have yourselfves

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  9. 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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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Access habré Outlook y sale (mensaje sin formato)y deo que salga mensaje HTML

    en access uso el icono de mensaje habré el outlook y sale (mensaje sin texto ) no puedo poner firmas con formato de colores y tampoco firma predeterminada
    Antonio Torres
    Miami Florida

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  12. DatePicker should honour the textbox format property when set to a custom format

    For MS Access textboxes on Forms that handle dates you can set the textbox to allow the user to optionally use a built-in DatePicker. However the DatePicker returns the date in a format set by the Windows system (e.g. as Set by Control Panel > Region > |Formats| > [Additional Settings ...] > |Date| > Short Date:)

    If you use a unorthodox windows system date format, e.g. "yyyy-/MM-MMM/-dd, ddd" returning "2021/-05-May/-18, Wed" then this can be undesirably returned by the DatePicker.

    Instead the DatePicker should return a date that honors any custom format set by in Format property of the…

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  13. DatePicker should honour the textbox format property when set to a custom format

    For MS Access textboxes on Forms that handle dates you can set the textbox to allow the user to optionally use a built-in DatePicker. However the DatePicker returns the date in a format set by the Windows system (e.g. as Set by Control Panel > Region > |Formats| > [Additional Settings ...] > |Date| > Short Date:)

    If you use a unorthodox windows system date format, e.g. "yyyy-/MM-MMM/-dd, ddd" returning "2021/-05-May/-18, Wed" then this can be undesirably returned by the DatePicker.

    Instead the DatePicker should return a date that honors any custom format set by in Format property of the…

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  14. Provide a way to connect access contact form to skype

    I used to be able to click on a number on an access Form textbox and it would automatically open skype and phone the number. Can we have that ability back again. You have produced a very nice contact form template, but it does not have that function which seems surprising.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Encrypt Password for Linked Tables

    If you establish a connection via a linked table (to MS SQL Server with sql-user), you can read the password from the memory in plain text.
    This is a serious security problem.
    Please enable the password to be transmitted in an encrypted format.

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  18. 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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  19. cannot create form wizard

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

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  20. 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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