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  1. Create a connector for SharePoint

    Hi,

    In the menu External Data > New Data Source, there is no way to connect to an Excel file stored in a SharePoint folder.

    That's a problem because more and more companies use SharePoint and all the Excel in the SharePoint are "invisible" for Access

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  2. Add an additional GetOption/SetOption option to set the Startup Form

    Sometimes we want to programmatically set the startup form and that is currently not possible.
    Please add GetOption("Display Form") and SetOption("Display form").
    I would use this feature in my "To Convention" code that fixes up bad naming convention.

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  3. Add an additional GetOption/SetOption option to set the Startup Form

    Sometimes we want to programmatically set the startup form and that is currently not possible.
    Please add GetOption("Startup Form") and SetOption("Startup form").
    I would use this feature in my "To Convention" code that fixes up bad naming convention.

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  4. Office 365 Tenant Migration

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    · Migrates mailboxes, Archive mailboxes, Public Folders, and Shared mailboxes
    · It Migrates Emails, Folders, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items, Inbox, and Junk folders, etc., to your target server.
    · Supports Office 365 mailbox to Exchange server…

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  5. i just dont know why...

    totally not fair dear john be have yourselfves

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Access habré Outlook y sale (mensaje sin formato)y deo que salga mensaje HTML

    en access uso el icono de mensaje habré el outlook y sale (mensaje sin texto ) no puedo poner firmas con formato de colores y tampoco firma predeterminada
    Antonio Torres
    Miami Florida

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  8. DatePicker should honour the textbox format property when set to a custom format

    For MS Access textboxes on Forms that handle dates you can set the textbox to allow the user to optionally use a built-in DatePicker. However the DatePicker returns the date in a format set by the Windows system (e.g. as Set by Control Panel > Region > |Formats| > [Additional Settings ...] > |Date| > Short Date:)

    If you use a unorthodox windows system date format, e.g. "yyyy-/MM-MMM/-dd, ddd" returning "2021/-05-May/-18, Wed" then this can be undesirably returned by the DatePicker.

    Instead the DatePicker should return a date that honors any custom format set by in Format property of the…

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  9. DatePicker should honour the textbox format property when set to a custom format

    For MS Access textboxes on Forms that handle dates you can set the textbox to allow the user to optionally use a built-in DatePicker. However the DatePicker returns the date in a format set by the Windows system (e.g. as Set by Control Panel > Region > |Formats| > [Additional Settings ...] > |Date| > Short Date:)

    If you use a unorthodox windows system date format, e.g. "yyyy-/MM-MMM/-dd, ddd" returning "2021/-05-May/-18, Wed" then this can be undesirably returned by the DatePicker.

    Instead the DatePicker should return a date that honors any custom format set by in Format property of the…

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  10. Provide a way to connect access contact form to skype

    I used to be able to click on a number on an access Form textbox and it would automatically open skype and phone the number. Can we have that ability back again. You have produced a very nice contact form template, but it does not have that function which seems surprising.

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  11. update an aswer

    Your resolution website recommends using Access 2003 to convert a file, How the am I supposed to get a version of Access 200

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  12. Make the predefined templates more flexible for users

    I currently cannot add a column to a predefined template in Access. This makes the template unusable to me, and I only need to add one more column.

    There is no "Click to add" option available. Be great if there was!

    It would also be useful if it states in the online Help that this is the case; predefined templates cannot be edited. I spent a long time trying to solve this but it was only through online chat support where I eventually found out that adding a column was not possible.

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  13. Make the predefined templates more flexible for users

    I currently cannot add a column to a predefined template in Access. This makes the template unusable to me, and I only need to add one more column.

    There is no "Click to add" option available. Be great if there was!

    2 votes
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  14. form Design Tools Control formatting for labels, textfields, combobox, listbox, background

    If we want applications made with Ms access to look more modern and more Webdesign applications competitive, we need more designing tools for forms. A plugIn like now date and time, should be expanded with more standard plugins like calendar, clock, Agenda ( ms outlook), Tasks(ms Teams).

    The control formatting should be made for all the controls and not just only for buttons.

    Modular movable record fields in continuous forms

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  15. cannot create form wizard

    cannot create form wizard because appear a box" bad file name or number"

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  16. looping error when bad data type entered

    when I accidentally leave a data type blank while working on a table structure, I will of course, receive an error message stating that the field cannot be left blank.

    The problem occurs when I click the OK button. Instead of exiting, the error message loops back. Clicking the red X of the dialog or of Access is prohibited. I must go to the Task Manager, and terminate Access. This causes me to lose all my work.

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  18. EdbMails MBOX to PST converter

    EdbMails MBOX to PST converter is a convenient tool to convert MBOX data to Outlook PST and save it to EML, HTML & MHT formats.
    It includes plenty of advanced features, which can help you to view all emails along with attachments and export to Outlook PST.

    Features:

    Load the MBOX file and preview messages along with corresponding attachments
    Export the all the mail items to the Outlook PST
    Allows to export selective MBOX items to PST using various filters
    Supports to save the all the mail items in EML, HTML, and MHT formats
    Compatible with all the latest versions…

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  19. Web Design Software

    Creating the web page is called web design. There is lots of software to need for designing the web page like banner design, logo design,animation, etc so it is neccessory software in website design.
    I have given many software which is absolutely free download and use it
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