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  1. please fix the jump occurring when scrolling in the navigation pane of Access 2016

    When scrolling in the navigation pane of Access 2016 on a Windows 10 box, the list always 'jumps" back up to a higher place than I have scrolled to. Though I have applied a few changes to my mouse and set screen enlargement to 100% (which is not realistic for me as the font is too small), the screen still jumps. I never had an issue in previous versions of Access. From researching a fix, It appears to be a long standing and unaddressed issue. It's a migraine trigger when the screen jumps and I'm trying to find something in…

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      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Extend exporting/importing/linking tables to/from a SQL-Server

      I think it would be very nice if ODBC-Connections to a SQL-Server would preserve:
      a) The Primary Key constraint while exporting.
      b) Constraints like default values while exporting.
      c) Extended properties like 'MS_Description' while exporting.
      d) Auto value/IDENTITY while exporting.

      And also b) + c) while importing or linking tables.
      While a) + d) still works (sometimes) while importing or linking, it does not work in a one to one fashion.

      The Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant for Access (32-Bit) is, unfortunately, buggy (or completely broken after v7.3.0) and extremely slow to open even medium-sized databases.

      Once upon a time,…

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      • Release an Office 2019 Access Runtime

        The Access Team previously stated that "Access is included in all Office 365 plans and Access 2016 Runtime click-to-run is also available for customers".
        This leaves a gap for anyone that has installed a lower version of Office 2019 that does not include Access. The Access 2016 runtime will not install as it is MSI, the Office 365 access runtime will not install as it clashes with Office 2019, which it insists you uninstall.
        We are having to tell our customers to not install Office 2019.
        So please can we have a runtime that plays nicely with Office 2019

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        • Enhance X-Y scatter graphing capabilities of Access

          Currently, Access's X-Y scatter plot graphing tool can only graph 4,000 points. Can it be expanded to graph as many points as possible?

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          • he was runing

            we tell he no running and he runing

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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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              • add misk

                misc

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                  • When a query fails due to data type mismatch - tell us what field in the error message.

                    When a query fails due to data type mismatch or some other field specific error - tell us what field in the error message.

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                    • Make a time only data type in Access like the one found in sql server.

                      Many times we need to store only time values in a table, I know this can be done with the current date/time access data type, but a problem arises when you have a time only column in a SQL server back-end table. Access doesn't recognize this as a date/time but considers it as a text.

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                      • how to create new file?

                        it just shows up open column i lick on new not

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                        • Allow Control-A to Select All in Query Design View

                          In previous versions of Access, I could use Control-A to select all fields in a table within the query design view, then Control-Click on the certain field(s) to de-select. It is not always preferential to use the asterisk, particularly if you are doing something other than a delete query. This used to be supported, but looks like it went away after I upgraded to Office365. Thanks.

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                            • Allow multiple Values to be updated in combo box and list box

                              When you select a value in a combo box it only allow you to update one field. I know that I can update multiple values using VBA. I would like to this in the combo and list boxes. I would put this change in the combo box Wizard.

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                              • idea for fix of a query that stops working

                                When sorting a query, I've found that if after sorting I then rename the query, the query stops working. It works again if I undo sorting. It seems the query is trying to sort the data according to the earlier naming of the quwery, even after the query has been renamed.

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                                • appcompat testing

                                  appcompat test

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                                  • improved

                                    its improved

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                                    • new Form Chart control needs to allow already transformed row sources

                                      Thanks so much for the new Forms Chart object. Unfortunately, I can't use it in my primary use case for charts on forms since my aggregate is a moving average based on a parameterized query. So, suggestion is that the new Chart should not REQUIRE setting of a TransformedRowSource but should allow an already-transformed RowSource to be used in lieu of having to do the transform itself.

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                                      • Encrypt password in MSysObjects

                                        In a frontend/backend scenario with linked tables to a password secured Access backend the password can be figured out. It is human readable in the Connect field of the MSysObjects table in the frontend. Please prevent this by encryption.

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                                        • design wizzard to transform old apps in modern design

                                          there are so many good working Access applications but too many look Grey-old like norhwind.
                                          Please make a simple Transformation wizzard for forms to Change the design of all existing forms in one Application. Change Color, font, increase space between controls, bring alle Buttons to a modern design and Standard Actions on buttons with a modern Icon, endless forms with alterning Colors ….
                                          this could increase the value of many Access applications and the Image of access!

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