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  1. get more things to do on the website

    their should be more improvement on the app

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      0 comments  ·  Datasheet  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Upgrade Access SQL dialect to current ANSI standards

      MS Access's ACE SQL engine continues to run with a variant form of ANSI-89 with some ANSI-92 features while the rest of the relational database world has adopted more recent ANSI standards and at the very least fully comply to the universal, lowest common denominator standard accepted in the industry: ANSI-1992.

      Being a highly used, worldwide database for small to medium-sized shops and its popularity with the Office suite, enhancing Access's dialect to industry standards will add value to current and future users including the Microsoft brand. Even SQLite, a similar, very popular file-level database as open-source counterpart to Access,…

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        0 comments  ·  Queries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Stop taking over .mat files. *I didn't even instal Access*

        .mat files are used by many apps, two of which I use almost daily - Unity3D and VRay in 3ds Max. Somehow they get along. Maybe because they don't try some bargie file extension takeover tactic. Wasn't there a time when this was in poor taste? OK .mov I get it, very rarely is anything else going to use that file extension. Go ahead, Quicktime. But Microsoft - .mat? Seriously? And not just the "open with", but the nature of the file(now a shortcut)?

        Some time in the last 24 hours, I'm guessing, Office and/or Windows applied some sort of…

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          0 comments  ·  Local Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Bug using TransferDatabase

          Simple Form with Key Preview=YES. Write code so that when ESC key is pressed the app quits. Add a button to the Form. When button is clicked link an external table using TransferDatabase and then delete the table. Now the ESC does not work anymore.

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          • Autocomplete for calculated access form controls

            When in form design mode. It's really time consuming write calculated fields. It would be great to have autocomplete formula like for built in access functions and database objects directly inside edited control.

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            • Select Navigation control Tab programmatically

              Hi Team,

              Currently we use this command to switch to a tab in a
              NavigationControl

              DoCmd.BrowseTo acBrowseToForm, TabToOpen, Me.name & ".NavigationSubform"

              This works fine if there is a unique NavigationTargetName for the selected Tab/Button. If we have two or more Tabs with the same target form name, we are unable to open a specific Tab. The first tab with the matching targetName is opened.

              I.e. TabA and TabC has the same targetFormName X
              if we use the following command

              DoCmd.BrowseTo acBrowseToForm, X, Me.name & ".NavigationSubform"

              TabA is activated.

              Problem: How do we activate TabC?

              Regarding why we have same targetFormName:…

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              • Access 2016: Form border width is too narrow .

                Sizeable MDI forms in Access 2016 have a single-pixel border that is very hard to grab with the mouse.

                The form borders show as a single-pixel whether the form mode is "no border", "dialog", "sizable" or "thin".

                One work-around is to make the form a popup form, but if you make every single form in the database popup, you lose the MDI functionality and the ability to have a genuine popup form. When everything is on top then effectively nothing is.

                This creates a serious accessibility issue particularly when combined with the fact that MS Access forms and controls don't…

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                • 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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                  • New Access Event

                    Dear Access Team,
                    The immediate need for a Before_AccessCrash(Cancel As Integer) Event is required.

                    The Cancel parameter is vital and must be included.

                    Kind Regards

                    The Team at ProcessIT

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                    • improve performance of conditional formating

                      conditional formating is a great feature but slow when data is not small and forms flicker. Can you please improve that?
                      By the way: Shadows of Buttons flicker too.

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                      • Cannot change report font when forecolor is set to automatic (black)

                        Cannot change report font when forecolor is set to automatic (black), because after changing the font and saving the report in design view, changes won't save and the font will default back to Arial.

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                            • Bug Report: MSACCESS.EXE in ProcMon shows hundred of thousands of ReadFile Operations to a temp file

                              After update to Office 365 ProPlus 1808, a my customer start complaining about very unresponsive form in an application they have been using for many years.
                              I have been testing and checking for several days (with SQL Profiler, Wireshark packet sniffer and ProcMon), and seems the problem is reading %userprofile%\appdata\Local\Temp\JET8F62.tmp, which MSACCESS.EXE is doing a ReadFile Operation to. When the applications start to get unresponsive, many thousand reads are done to the same temp file. I have tried to change ODBC Driver (ordinary SQL Server v10, ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server, V2017.172), I have tried to convert the .MDB…

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                              • Option to attach any big file such as pdf along with personal image/photo place

                                It will be great if there will be option to attach any big file such as pdf along with personal image/photo place

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                                • dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS

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

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                                  • Protect data

                                    It needs to be more difficult to accidentally delete data in the database. I don't know how you do this, but all I know is Access automatically saves changes even when I don't want it to. If I accidentally delete something, it's gone forever.

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                                    • Analyze Performance in Access 2019 is messed up visually

                                      Analyze Performance windows is not messed up visually, but it works fine. It just need to be formatted properly.
                                      Thank you.

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                                      • La agenda es estupenda pero es una pena que no tenga recordatorio de eventos

                                        Seria muy bueno que la agenda tuviese recordatorio de eventos, como, cumpleaños, citas importantes....

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                                        • Add sorting and grouping to multiple-item forms

                                          Add sorting and grouping to multiple-item forms, working in the same way as found in reports. You'll probably need to prevent the addition of editable/save-able fields in the group headers and footers though (maybe force them to Enable=false and/or Locked=true).

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