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  1. Not use lists in Dbase tables that have character limits

    Not use lists in Access Dbase tables that have character limits

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  2. make text field in form shapable

    make text fields slightly more flexible by enabling it to wrap around titles or field names, so the text field is not required to be a rectangle, the designer can take advantage of even a small space underneath or to the right of the field's title.

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. RIPRISTINARE LE TABELLE PIVOT

    Le tabelle pivot sono essenziali per il mio lavoro di analisi dei dati. Sono fermo alla versione 2007 di Access perché le attuali versioni non le supportano più

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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. Bring Back Form Templates

    I was disappointed to see that the form templates went away. Some of us are colorblind and need a little help when it comes to designing forms. I don't like changing all of the forms in the database with the default form option.

    If I'm missing something, please let me know.

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  7. Make It Easier To Transfer Access Queries To SQL Server

    It would be very helpful if it were easier to transfer queries to SQL/VBA verbatim. SQL uses different punctuation than Access queries/VBA. Trying to copy a query's SQL view to SQL query is painful. The " is a ' in SQL and some of the commands in VBA are not/don't act the same in SQL.

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  8. make it fucking work retards

    u need to make this trash program work normally u pieces of shit

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  9. Maintain focus on a form when debugging

    When debugging, the form from which a process may have been launched loses focus. so to debug code behind, I need to close all other forms so I can see data changes on the form I'm debugging.

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  10. Tie Tooltip Text to Table Fields

    Putting tooltips on controls is great, but it would be nice if you could set the tooltip text for a field inside of the table so that every control placed for that field will be automatically tied to its label (or maybe allow a selection between tying it to the label or to the field itself.)

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  11. Add Caption Column to Table Design View

    A column to see the Caption of a table field would be most helpful as this is one of the common things needed to be seen or edited with table fields.

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  12. libby

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Make Access Available on Macs

    I love Office for Mac, but the glaring issue is the lack of Access. Mac users would really appreciate this getting added to the package. Especially since it is advertised as included with Microsoft 365 and no where on the site does it say it doesn't work with Macs.

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  17. Intellisense sometimes crashes the first time you try to use it in VBA code

    Every now and again, each of our developers experiences an issue where Access will crash the first time you try to use intellisense when writing VBA code.

    To get back up and running, decompiling the database always fixes the issue, but surely the editor could deal with this by suggesting the user decompiles and recompiles the code, instead of dropping out and potentially losing a lot of unsaved changes.

    Example from such a crash -

    Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.13029.20534, time stamp: 0x5f53f9d7
    Faulting module name: VBE7.DLL, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x5ea725ac
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x000256bc
    Faulting…

    6 votes
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  18. Improve the Listbox Control

    Because the Listbox control doesn't support text alignment or having a different font colour and formatting per cell, it's sometimes necessary to use a ListView, which has to be programmatically filled and formatted.

    It would be a great time saver and enhancement to the ListBox if it could support left/center/right horizontal text alignment per column and the ability to apply formatting to specific "cells", perhaps using RTF code or conditional formatting.

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  19. LoCode Office Automation Connector for Power Automation/Flow

    Provide a Power Automation Connector that enables Desktop Excel/Access/Word to connect at its backside and makes data and VBA UserDefinedFunctions returning JSON strings (or anything else a Function returns) accessable to PowerApp-, HttpActionInitiator-Flows atl.

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  20. 5 votes
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