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  1. Access Link Table Manager

    In the Link Table Manager, when users chooses "Select All" it should relink all tables at once rather than hitting "ok" button to confirm if that table should be relink.

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    1 comment  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    A new and improved Linked Table Manager is available to O365 subscribers starting version 1808 (Build 10730.20088).

    Please continue to provide feedback and help us improve it further.

    Access Engineering

  2. Access - Dynamics 365 connection unavailable after update to ver. 1711

    Hi, I was able to link to my Dynamics 365 tables with the version 1708 (build 8431.2107) but not with the version 1711 (build 8730.2165).

    So I did a rollback to version 1708 and stopped the auto updates.
    When will be again available the Dynamics 365 connection?

    Thank you!
    Walter

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    1 comment  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Walter,
    there may have been an issue with this Office version preventing you from seeing the Dynamics connector.
    I can assure you we haven’t removed it.

    Please update to the latest version.

    Thanks,
    Michal [MSFT]

  3. Bring back the support for connecting to dBASE.

    Access has always been about connecting to other data sources. Excel can still connect to dBASE files, but support for Access to connect was dropped. You can see from all the chatter, that there really is a lot of people that still use dBASE files for data transfer.

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    106 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Include the ability to connect to new data sources such as those listed in POWER BI

    New external data sources are growing rapidly and it would be useful to keep up-to-date and have ACCESS include these new types.

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    4 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In the past 6 months we introduced 2 new modern data connectors to Access – Microsoft Dynamics and SalesForce (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Access-Blog/Introducing-New-Connectors-in-Access-Microsoft-Dynamics-and/ba-p/100015)

    We recognize that one of Access’ core strengths is the ability to connect to external data sources, and making investments to further expand the already available rich portfolio of external data sources.

    If there are specific data sources that are interesting to you, please create a separate suggestion for them.

    Michal [MSFT]

  5. Linked Table Manager -- skip tables with errors

    in the Linked Table Manager, skip tables with errors and continue linking with all in the list -- leave the problem tables checked and uncheck the tables that were successfully linked.

    At the request of Microsoft, I am creating a new suggestion to separate the multiple ideas from the suggestion here:

    http://access.uservoice.com/forums/319956-access-desktop/suggestions/10129782-linked-table-options?tracking_code=2f58832dad1aa8b9e83d9230087106c8

    so if you voted on that one, remove your vote and vote for this instead, if this is what you want. Thank you

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    6 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    A new and improved Linked Table Manager is available to O365 subscribers starting version 1808 (Build 10730.20088).

    Please continue to provide feedback and help us improve it further.

    Access Engineering

  6. Linked Table Manager -- SIZEABLE Dialog Box

    Access 2016 has a wider dialog box for the Linked Table Manager, but it would be even nicer if this dialog box was sizeable -- and even better if the size can be remembered!

    At the request of Microsoft, I am creating a new suggestion to separate the multiple ideas from the suggestion here:

    http://access.uservoice.com/forums/319956-access-desktop/suggestions/10129782-linked-table-options?tracking_code=2f58832dad1aa8b9e83d9230087106c8

    so if you voted on that one, remove your vote and vote for this instead, if this is what you want.

    Also posted:
    LinkedTable Manager -- skip tables with errors

    Thank you

    69 votes
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    6 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    A new and improved Linked Table Manager is available to O365 subscribers starting version 1808 (Build 10730.20088).

    Please continue to provide feedback and help us improve it further.

    Access Engineering

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