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  1. Fix Access object executing

    While MS Access is executing code during the object's event, all other events of the object are locked, so they will not be fired.

    Let's say we have the Microsoft Calendar Control 8.0 ( mscal.ocx ) placed to a form and we have the code:
    Private Sub Calendar1_Click()
    Calendar1.Month = 1 + (Calendar1.Month) Mod 12
    End Sub

    Private Sub Calendar1_NewMonth()
    MsgBox "Calendar1_NewMonth event" & Calendar1.Month
    End Sub

    The sample should displays a message box when the user clicks the control. In MS Access, the message box never occurs, as the NewMonth event is called during the Click event. If the…

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    • Bug Report -- Application Crashing after update

      We had this problem back in August with MSAccess 64 bit on Office 365 crashing after a windows update. Once again, the same issue: Access is crashing multiple times per day because of bugs introduced by Microsoft during the update process.

      Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.11126.20196, time stamp: 0x5c2dc930
      Faulting module name: OLEAUT32.dll, version: 10.0.17134.48, time stamp: 0xebd737a3
      Exception code: 0xc0000005
      Fault offset: 0x000000000008a06d
      Faulting process id: 0x1180
      Faulting application start time: 0x01d4ac28476e5591
      Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\MSACCESS.EXE
      Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\System32\OLEAUT32.dll
      Report Id: 5c83adec-0c56-4e22-b261-5d638b46b548
      Faulting package full name:
      Faulting package-relative application ID:

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      • Add Property Sheet contextual help

        For new users, the Property Sheet for most objects is loaded with options, most of which are optional. However, some are not optional depending on the user's intent...mostly to do with binding objects to other tables, etc. If Access were a bit "smarter" it may be able to determine what a user is trying to do and highlight the appropriate Properties required to be modified along with a brief explanation, or a link to RELEVANT help.

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        • Pin Favorites to Top of Access Navigation Sidebar

          In each of the project i have some most used forms and queries, which i use often. It would be great to have ability to pin them on the top of sidebar, like in outlook does with folders. That could save lot of time with searching and scrolling, specialy if there is a 50+objects in the pane.

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          • Bug in Access build 11029.20108 -Access Application crash

            I have been able to replicate an error where a form containing only one object - a subform - and no form procedures at all for both the parent and child can crash without warning.

            The situation is that the above mentioned form is a search result screen displaying records that match the criteria built in a different form, a search form.

            The results form is opened - hidden - the recordsourcethen altered to match the search criteria and a recordset clone is then used to count the records - if the the record count is greater than 1 then…

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            • Bug in Access build 11029.20108 -Memory crash

              I have a screen shot of the error message if someone can point me in the direction of someone who cares. The crash happens when I had the MS Access Menu open and Windows alerted me to a restart pending. I accepted the restart only to be prompted with an Error - The instruction at 0x0000000077BBEB85 referenced memory at 0x00000000000000060. The The memory could not be written.

              The error title was Access:MSACCESS.EXE - Application Error

              click ok to terminate the program

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              • Add Form position properties (x and y) to window screen

                It would be great if access form (either overlapped or popup form) has X and Y poperty fixed to active screen (measurement in twips). As far I know, the property LEFT and TOP are relative to their window (most value are 0 if a form in topmost or leftmost.

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                  • Increase the font size of queries shown in SQL view

                    When you show a query in SQL view the font size is minute. There seems to be no way of enlarging it.

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                    • Allow Access to Linked Table Manager in RunTime Version

                      This would allow developers to ensure their Access Application will work on Client Systems where the Backend is on a different Server to the development one.
                      Often, even after installation, Client Hardware can be updated and a change of path to the Backend is required. This simple option would save hours of configuration time.

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                      • 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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                        • User Defined Enumerates in Expression Box

                          I create user-defined enumerates in VBA quite often, it would be helpful to use those in the expression box i.e. when calling a user defined VBA function and supplying a parameter, so I could start typing the Enum name and IntelliSense would finish the name and when typing a . (dot) provide a list of values for that Enum.

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                          • Allow Access DBs to be placed into other regions for E3/E5 plans

                            Can you allow us to put access database into local 0365 data centers for marketing purposes? I need to supply the ability to build registration pages by local marketing staff. These are low volume pages and are perfect for hosting with Access(Limited time frame, easy to build, and external).

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                            • 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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                                • Build an integration for Zapier

                                  https://zapier.com/apps/microsoft-access/integrations

                                  The above link has the option for a developer from the Access team to log in to the Developer Platform on Zapier to build an integration. Access is a vital part of running the backend of our law firm but we use a different platform for our frontend. It would be much quicker and more efficient if we were able to sync data from our frontend to our backend.

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                                  • bug - New 2018 Black and grey themes

                                    Changing to the new black theme and then closing out of access completely - re open access and change theme to colorful and the navigation search bar remains black, changing to grey and back to colorful also does not change the search bar back to white.

                                    The black theme is a nice idea and aligns itself with windows themes and visual studio however the implementation leaves a lot to be desired. Disabled ribbon button labels are too dark and don't have enough contrast to be visible. Open a query editor window and try to read the labels in the bottom…

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                                    • Add a drop for quick access to updates.

                                      Provide more directions on how to make a short cut for this application.

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                                      • New Linked table Manager Refresh does not read current primary keys from SQL views and asks for them. Please add refresh with current keys.

                                        Please have an option for linked table manager refresh with current saved keys. It does not save SQL views linked table keys and asks for them again. I understand why this is the case but the other option is needed.

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                                        • Allow for key-in object name in Form/Report property sheet

                                          Right now we must select an object from the drop down list. Depending on the number of objects on a form it can be rather time consuming to scroll to the object you want. It would more user friendly to allow input of the object name just like in a combo box in access.

                                          Thanks for your consideration!

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