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  1. 7 votes
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  2. Add PowerQuery to ACCESS

    PowerQuery is the best improvement for collecting data for Excel since many years. I would love to use it in Access too, without using Excel.
    I would like to extract data from SAP, WEB, CSV-Files, collect all files from a folder, de-pivot files... Any ETL job PowerQuery supplies für Excel, but directly in Access!
    (I posted this two years ago using other words)

    630 votes
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    PowerQuery is a great Excel feature which allows users to discover, combine and refine data across a wide variety of sources.
    Access allows users to connect to a wide array of external data sources in a way that is unique to Access users and scenarios.
    When we think of data management solutions across Office, we think of Excel and Access as somewhat complementary products, but not competing.
    With that, duplicating capabilities from one product to another is not supportive of this perspective.
    We are looking at further enhancing and improving Access’s abilities to connect to external data sources, but not in the form of integrating PowerQuery.

  3. 8 votes
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  4. HURRY UP AND MAKE ACCESS ON MAC!!!!!

    Mac needs an amazing database software and time and time again, you still don't create a version for Mac! MS Remote Desktop is not ideal when you need to use Access all the time! Look at everyone on Mac that is suffering. JUST MAKE A MAC VERSION.

    23 votes
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  5. What would be very cool would be if you could talk code ... say i want a form to do xyz and it pull details together... I'm not a programme

    i'm not a programmer and find it difficult and dont have time.. but have a lot of ideas which i want to get to work fast and when i speak with programmers they don't understand what i want etc so take a lot of hard work and time to make progress..

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    We appreciate your suggestion, however feel it is not the right place for it.
    Access is a great tool for both developers and end-user with minimal programming/tech skills.
    Ramp up before you are able to create something meaningful is relatively short. Give it a try!

    Michal [MSFT]

  6. One time activation for all of Office 265. One Time filling the stupid form out. Not every time idiot software engineering!

    Activation should only happen with the suite. NOT ALL FIVE, and when you use one of them EVERYTIME!!!!!!

    Take some lessons from Apple. quit being such PIN HEADS!

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  7. adp

    Who knows why Micrososft cut adp file format? They afraid something? Why they kill adp idea, Very Pity...

    3 votes
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  8. VBA Break or Cancel ability in debug mode

    In testing a vba fuction that is running badly or seemingly endlessly, I used to be able to press CTL+Break to stop it from running. In Access 10 this no longer works, I have to completely crash out of Access - which i hate to do with a huge db. There should be a way to cancel safely?

    4 votes
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  9. Improve Access Accessibility

    Improve accessibility for Microsoft Access when using Jaws and or NVDA screen reading software. I here that better support has been made for narrator, but until narrator becomes more usable for every day tasks, most people will use jaws or NVDA.

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you Timothy for posting.
    Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
    With that, we are committed to always improve our products to help people of all abilities access information and have fulfilling interactions with our products.
    In that sense, Access is no different.
    There are multiple accessibility improvements we’ve introduced in the last year (read more https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-Access-2016-76454345-f85d-47af-ace1-98a456cb3496) and we will continue to strive to improve it further.

    I’m updating the status to no current plan so you can get your votes back and re-use them.
    Feel free to suggest specific accessibility requests/features.

    Thanks,
    Michal [MSFT]

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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Sell Works again. Office is too much for me and I only need what was in Works.

    I loved Works. I could do anything I wanted with it.

    I don't work in a position to use all that is in Office.
    In my home, Works does everything I need.
    M. Craft

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  13. Restore Pivot Tables to Access!

    I work at a major US airline. I have been charged with creating major database work using MS Access. Pivot tables are vital to the amount of varied data with which we work. Pivot tables are vital...please restore.

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  14. Fix Bug - Random Crashes - Exception Code: 0xc0000409

    I'm getting random crashes using MS Access, below is the event viewer log

    Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.7766.2060, time stamp: 0x58a90c80
    Faulting module name: mso40uiwin32client.dll, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x58a821f1
    Exception code: 0xc0000409
    Fault offset: 0x000000000046d3cc
    Faulting process id: 0x433c
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d29f7652c05e88
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\MSACCESS.EXE
    Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office16\mso40uiwin32client.dll
    Report Id: ba2d73b2-fda6-4c54-826e-a067b517c502
    Faulting package full name:
    Faulting package-relative application ID:

    3 votes
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  15. MS Access Mac Support ?s

    Centrally located MS sponsored support page....I cannot find one for Access.

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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Please bring back Dynamic Charts and Pivot Tables

    Hello, some of the features that have been dropped on Access from the 2013 version is a frustrating fact.
    Specifically, I'm talking about the PivotTables and PivotCharts.
    I developped for my company two applications that manage the commercial activity and another for the management of operational risks.
    This feature (PivotTables and PivotCharts) had been very useful for reporting in the 2007 and 2010 versions.
    Now this feature is no longer supported and our IT Department has migrated the Office to the 2016 version, I am really stuck.
    Please take into consideration this request and consider the possibility of its reactivation.

    96 votes
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    We realize that Pivot Tables and Charts have been a great feature and many Access users found them to be highly useful.
    As you may already know, they have been removed as the technology they relied on, was no longer supported (Office Web Components).

    At this point we have no plan to bring Pivot Tables and Charts back. However we are looking into ways to improve and modernize data visualization in Access.

    Stay tuned.

  18. 1 vote
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  19. Discontinue this garbage

    Discontinue this garbage. What were you thinking ? Can't even execute a really simple SQL statement. That's after clicking on 17 buttons to get to the Query Text Editor. Did you design Access to be bad and cumbersome on purpose ? My blood is boiling ! You have no Idea ! I so regret buying this rubbish. Never again !

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  20. 3 votes
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