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  1. To make Access grapher to be able to plot graphs from multiple tables...

    Hello, I would like Access's X-Y scatter plot grapher to be able to plot graphs from multiple tables, much like Excel can. Currently, Excel has a limit on 1,048,576 lines. I have about 1.2 million lines of data from couple tables that I need to plot in sections together in the same plot. If I do it in Excel, the data would need to be stored in more than 2 columns. But in Access, I can store all of the data in 2 columns. Also, at that many points, Excel hangs up during loading while Access does not.

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  2. Line Methode in the normal view of a report

    it should be possible to use the line method not only in the print preview. It would be good to use it in the acViewNormal of an report or form.

    e.g. it would be possible to create a grid ... also in the interactive normal view (not only for the print preview).

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  3. ComboBox

    Why Did Not Applied Property ( LineStyle ) For ListBox Or Combobox In Access 2007

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  4. Ribbon

    Why No Has Effective WSEXLAYOUTRTL For Ribbon .... We Needs Right Alignment Of Tab Ribbon So That Tabs Display From Right Side Of App To The Left .... Could You Help Us , How Can We Do This ? I Have Read The Group Shall Be Align Left And That Is Why Cannot Change The Alignment Of The Tabs ....

    We Can Create Tab In Ribbon Through CustomUI But Why Cannot Write Like This
    <Ribbon Alignment="Rtl">

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  5. Add a Development Tab/Ribbon to the UI

    This exists in the other key Office apps. Why not in Access? Of course, we can create one manually. But why not out-of-the-box?

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  6. Improve Binary Data Storage in Tables

    Provide the same binary data type storage options for tables that exist in SQL Server.

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  7. Improve the Event Model

    We have to develop obscure workarounds for simple Events like MouseOver, et al. At least duplicate what is most common in other languages, like JS.

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  8. Additional status for tracking Access User Voice ideas

    We currently have: "Need more info", "Planned", "Done!" and "No Current Plan". I propose we add: "Started", "Cancelled", "Accepting Votes" and "Already Supported" so we can better track our ideas.

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  9. Improve organization of posted ideas

    I suggest you add the following new categories and reorganise posted ideas: "Errors", "VBA/VBE", "Import/Export", "Performance", and "Security".

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  10. In Pipeline template, make the Opportunty List column names the same word as the Customer List imported from Outlook; ie Customer =Company

    To use the template for Pipeline; it would be advantageous to import contacts from Outlook (which it does) and have the Customer name in the Open Opportunities List be the same Field Name as Company, and then have the Employee fill with First Name and Last Name from the customer list (cf Outlook).
    Possibly have the category sync from Outlook category also, but be able to override it.

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  11. data import tab

    in Access data file import, whether importing from a flat file or excel file, would be so helpful to be able to expand the window, and be able to tab between fields when importing.

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  12. SendObject with html template

    As Sendobject is the unique way to bypass warning security, when will MS fix the bug on docmd.sendobject with html template or provide a real exemple whom works with vba code.

    Does't work under office 2010, 2013, Office 365

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  13. SendObject - Select the sending mailbox

    For mailing, to have as option the sending mailbox and the target folder to store the email

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  14. pre-filled contact sheet, that is blank to match the entry structure of contacts blank

    make a printable template sheet that matches info to fill in new contacts for written on the road use.

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  15. New feauters for Access

    Hi
    I developed an application that adds some control on Access Database and make it better for sharing between multi users.
    Please take a lokk on it at : http://hrmehrdad.freeasphost.net/default.html

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  16. New Linked table Manager Refresh does not read current primary keys from SQL views and asks for them. Please add refresh with current keys.

    Please have an option for linked table manager refresh with current saved keys. It does not save SQL views linked table keys and asks for them again. I understand why this is the case but the other option is needed.

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  17. Add a drop for quick access to updates.

    Provide more directions on how to make a short cut for this application.

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  19. On the SPOTLIGHT IMAGES, move the text from the middle to the side after I say "I like it" so I can view the picture without a distrac.

    I love the "Spotlight Images. Move the text from the middle of the picture to the side after I say "I like it" so I can view the picture without a distraction. I use the pictures for meditation

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  20. Add an Option to change the default in Find & Replace dialog box

    When you use Ctrl F to get the Find & Replace dialog Box there is an Ootion called Match.
    Match has three values
    Whole Field (the default)
    Any Part
    Start
    I find I hardly ever use the default, but always want to use "Any Part"
    It would be great if there were an Access Option to set the field to the default that I want. This would save me lots of time.

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