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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. commandbar

    Please provide a meaningful value (other than the current " ") for the Name property of the Commandbar object representing the shortcut menu which comes up when you right-click the very top of a Form open in Form mode (and ditto for reports) so that this can easily be disabled in code. It is currently one of three Commandbars with no meaningful Name.

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  16. Fix the Object Dependencies tool for Queries with table Aliases

    Object dependencies does not work correctly for queries where table alias are used. It displays the alias name, not the table name. This is very annoying.

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  17. Allow for key-in object name in Form/Report property sheet

    Right now we must select an object from the drop down list. Depending on the number of objects on a form it can be rather time consuming to scroll to the object you want. It would more user friendly to allow input of the object name just like in a combo box in access.

    Thanks for your consideration!

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  18. search queries by date or part of the name

    for me it would be very useful to be able to search queries by date or part of the name

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  19. Additional Error Object properties - which procedure, which module, which object, which db

    The error object should be expanded to included properties which can reveal the procedure, module, and object that the error is taking place in.

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