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  1. Correct bug when importing forms with old ie-control

    If creating a new empty accdb (acc 2013 32 bit) and you say "import all" and you have a form (in the old accdb) which contains an (older) IE-Control (part from Internet explorer) Then the form cannot copied over to a new database, but that form corrupts. Old bug, but extremely ennoying, as you cannot be sure that the created database is OK. Especially when you have 100+ Forms in it ...

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    • dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS

      aumentare la dimensione massima di un file di ACCESS, attualmente limitata a 2GB

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      • SaveAs

        I add SaveAs to my QAT -- but it would be nice if it was there by default.

        When Save As (for object) from the backstage or whatever it is being these days, does NOT show what you are looking at -- this makes naming difficult.

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        • Make the 'Compact and Repair Database' function automatic on saves

          Access file sizes grow rapidly, even if there's no database in use. PC's are fast enough to do the Compact and Repair function with very little delay in saving files. At least make it an option in the Current Database settings.

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            • Improve the facility to group tables under its parent database in the Linked Table Manager form

              I have more than 10 Backend ACCDB's connecting to a single Front-end ACCDB. In such a scenario it becomes very difficult to identify which tables are linked to which database.
              I would like to request the Access team to Group all tables to the ACCDB from where they are being linked to. This way its easy to identify and relink only the required tables and jump directly to its parent database.
              Thank you in advance.

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              • Be able to read piv credentials

                Many places now user PIV cards to authenticate users. It would be create to be able to access that information.

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                • json linking

                  People asked for exporting and importing json data but what about linking to json data?

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                  • Enable conditional formatting in individual cells of a Listbox

                    I think this is related to some earlier postings by other users.
                    Conditional formatting much like what is available in Excel.

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                    • change the tab order functionality to be similar to visual studio where an indicator appears next to the control to see/change the order

                      When you have a lot of controls on a form and need to change the tab order, it would be great to have the functionality similar to visual studio where an indicator appears next to the control to be able to easily see/change the order

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                      • Add Search Bar history, and maybe logical operators like AND, OR, NOT

                        I use the Search Bar in the Navigation Pane a lot. And specially if you name queries, forms, tables etc with same prefix/suffix code (ie q03_CustomerList, f03_CustomerList) you get the various objects that is connected to each other just by searching 03. It is really fast and easy to design/work on your objects this way. But what I often miss is a Search Bar history, showing the different searches you have done during a working day. Another nice feature to add is ability to have logical operators (AND, OR, NOT) in the Search Bar...

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                        • Refer to Support ticket # 5289030 for user: K7WCS@SCATeam.org, for issue with displaying photos in Print Preview.

                          Photos display very poorly in Print Preview, while they display correctly in Report View and in Form View. There are numerous screen clips of the issue taken by the technician, which are included in the indicated ticket.

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                          • There should be a feature to disable the ability to export all objects in access desktop database

                            There should be a feature to disable the ability to export all objects in access 2007 SP3 up to access 2016 desktop database, regardless whether the database is passworded or not.

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                            • Search a replace inside the DataMacro editor.

                              Search an replace text/fields inside the DataMacro editor. I hate having to visually scan a huge data macro for one field if I have made the slightest change.

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                              • Allow us to fix the size of a query window

                                When I open a query window, I often have to spend a while re-sizing it and moving it before I can view the results.
                                Although there is a re-size menu option at the tip left, this only works for that session.
                                When I open the query next time it is back to its original size.
                                They are often far too large and have lots of black space to the right of the window.

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                                • Shamsi Calendar

                                  Why Microsoft Attached Hijri Calender To Access Application But Forget To Make A Jalali Calendar ... Hijri Is For Arabic People Not For Persian ... I Think Microsoft Can Provide It Or Get Function From Iranian People For DateDiff Or DateAdd

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                                  • Putting a softkey in access to convert form to report

                                    Its good to have a softkey in access to convert ( form) to (report ) so we don't have to design a report that have same shape and design aspect.

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                                    • to fix the the problem of exposure of some CommandBarControl's through FindControl

                                      Hi,
                                      Here's the problem:
                                      Despite what the contents of https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6627 imply, some Controls could not be found by their corresponding ID's (listed in the above-mentioned document):
                                      * Numbering: 11
                                      * Bullets: 12
                                      * IndentIncrease: 3507
                                      * IndentDecrease: 3508

                                      (You may find more details in https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/15fe8310-908e-402c-aa99-0e9a47e3e9cc/trying-to-access-the-commandbarcontrol-corresponding-to-bullets-numbering-and-list-level?forum=accessdev#492a9823-0ae2-4f15-b6d2-c372ba9156a8)

                                      Thanking you in advance for your kind attention.

                                      -- Aram Gharib

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                                      • Just get the first record for each whatever in a list

                                        In queries, when there are multiple records for criteria, it would be nice if we could specify to just get the first record matching a certain condition but show all records matching criteria for the query.

                                        Example:
                                        list of all last order dates for a customer

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                                        • bloat

                                          it would be great if Access files would not Change the size so othen (bloat) and if the file size could be reduced. This would minimize Performance issues with different Virus Scanners and other issues.

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