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  1. unit Test Support

    please implement Unit Tests like in .net for proffesional development.

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  2. 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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  3. Ny global mal

    Mal for å holde orden på for eks idrettslag: Medlemmer, kontaktdata, betaling av kontingent (oversikt over hele medlemskapsperioden), Utsendelse av info på epost, adresseutskrift på konvolutter.

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  4. Upgrade the shapes of the buttons (make them thinner)

    Can you please make the buttons shapes thinner and remove the colours so that it looks more likke the newer version?

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. QAT getting lost frequently in access 2016 after adding new items. I sit a bug or just only on my case...

    After customizing the QAT for a specific access application, in perticular cases it goes to default QAT and all my effort to customize the QAT goes futile. Seems like a bug. Please look at it.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. RDP of MS Access is Excrutiatingly Slow

    I've narrowed down the issue, when the "Property Sheet" on the right is shown RDP lag time is in the seconds, hide the "Property Sheet" and it's back to full speed.

    Using latest stable Access 365. Please fix.

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  12. Filemaker is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. Access databases have more users. Could Access product become a subsidiary, not just part of O365

    Filemaker is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. Access databases have more users. I have been using Access databases for the last 15 years. Could Access database product become an independent subsidiary of Microsoft Inc., not just part of Office 365? Hate to see this product die.

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  13. SQL Server - Linked Tables: Add discription to field names in development mode.

    In MS Access its easy to add descriptions to fields in table editor. These descriptions are neither taken over when using ssma nor are they brought back to Access when already existing in sql server.

    I've written a vba-script that creates an T_SQL script to create all field descriptions of a table. But even if descriptions exists they are not reshown in the linked table.

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  14. Provide an easier method to return or pass property values to a dialog form

    I understand this would require a re-wickering of Access forms, but this is difficult to accomplish in Access without some serious workarounds. At least have something like a Dialogresult property as in .Net so the user can get simple values from the dialog form when closed.

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  15. Fix unwanted form resizing issues NOW!!!

    Rather than ask for a new feature, I'd prefer Microsoft get off their a** and finally fix the broken features Access already has. After years and years, there is no good reason whatsoever why MS Access forms keep blowing up during just because... potato. I use only popup forms. There is no reason why every once in a while my popup forms stop displaying at all, causing me to have to change the popup property to "No" and restart. After all these years of this very same BS, this is just retarded on Microsoft's part. And especially bad is when…

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  16. interate a powerful smtp-mail object with html and attachment support

    the docmd.sendobject ist too limited.
    html formated Mail-Body is essential and easy sending attached files.
    the object should be robust, and retry sending if the mailserver is not available.
    If the existing Rich Text Control would support Pictures it would be perfect to use it as a mail Editor.
    That would be great!

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  18. Bug in Access build 11029.20108 -Memory crash

    I have a screen shot of the error message if someone can point me in the direction of someone who cares. The crash happens when I had the MS Access Menu open and Windows alerted me to a restart pending. I accepted the restart only to be prompted with an Error - The instruction at 0x0000000077BBEB85 referenced memory at 0x00000000000000060. The The memory could not be written.

    The error title was Access:MSACCESS.EXE - Application Error

    click ok to terminate the program

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  19. Create a GUI to Manage Shared Images

    There is currently no way to review image in the Gallery. It would be nice to have the mean to review, edit, delete the gallery.

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  20. Enable the use of functions such as Split directly queries

    Enable the use of functions such as Split directly queries

    It makes no sense to be required to make dummy function to use built-in very useful functions in a query!

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