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  1. add semantics to Hyperlink data type to allow escaped pound sign (#)

    The Hyperlink column data type uses embedded pound signs (#) to separate portions of the definition of a hyperlink. That's just great until the (all too common) moment when some portion of the hyperlink definition includes a pound sign. Access Hyperlink datatype should allow some escape character preceding a # to cause the # to be treated as any other character rather than as separating a part of the hyperlink definition.

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  2. Easiest way to split the Outlook PST files

    If you looking at the easiest way to split the Outlook PST files then use MailsDaddy PST Split Tool. It is a most popular single wizard application, which easily divides the Outlook PST file according to date, folder, size, and email id. The software is compatible with all editions of Windows OS and MS Outlook.

    More Info- https://www.mailsdaddy.com/pst-split-tool/

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  3. Method of exporting MBOX to PST

    MBOX file is supported by 25+ email clients mailboxes such as Gmail, Apple Mail, SeaMonkey, Entourage, Netscape, Eudora & others. But no application exports the mailbox in PST file format. On the other hand, the manual process is useless with a large mailbox plus it does not maintain the folder hierarchy.
    So if you want to export direct MBOX to PST format with all mail folder, inline images and attachment than adopt MailsDaddy MBOX to PST Converter. This is the most relevant program that no only migrate MBOX to PST format but also allows user to import MBOX file in…

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  4. search box on form properties

    Add a search to the "property sheet" when in design view on a form. This would make it easier to find individual items.

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  5. Office 365 backup Tool

    Export Office 365 mailbox to PST with the help of the MailsDaddy Office 365 Backup tool. A perfect Office 365 Export PST tool that guarantees to provides 100% error-free migration from Office 365 to PST, MBOX, MSG, and EML file format. An independent Office 365 Backup Tool to migrate Exchange Online mailboxes to Outlook PST data file.

    Features:

    • Backup each Office 365 items in their original format.
    • It offers a comfortable and simple working operation.
    • Perform an effortless backup of single or bulk O365 mailboxes.
    • No use of the eDiscovery tool or the Microsoft Outlook.
    •…

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  6. Upload PST to Office 365

    Network Upload Method provided by the Microsoft to upload PST to Office 365 accounts. Here are the steps for this technique:

    1) Login to Office 365. Setup--> Data Migration--> Upload PST file--> Import new job.
    2) Provide the job name and click on Next. Choose the option Upload your data--> Next.
    3) Download the Azure tool and execute the given command to it.
    AzCopy.exe /Source: network path /Dest: ”SAS URL” /V: give a location where you want to save log file \AzCopy.log /Y
    You require to provide the SAS URL, PST file path and the log file location.
    4) Map…

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  7. My access Query

    My access Query with a wildcard is not working. Microsoft had me to change SQL and still not working.

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  8. ODBC call failed in version 2007

    Version 2007 popped in this morning, with new issues not seen before. I have been working on the decimal number issue in 2005, hoping for a fix for that, but instead got an ODBC error when opening a recordset. This error is not present if I have an access backend database. I have not yet had time to dig deeper into this yet.

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  9. Bug with Office update 2005 build 12827 - Decimal data type enforced in ADO recordset based on passthru query

    In my testing
    ODBC connection to Postgres v11
    Create a passthru query "SELECT COUNT(id)::INTEGER AS counter FROM foo"
    Mark query as returning records
    Open ADO recordset on above query

    Result:
    rs.Fields("counter").type = 20 ' DECIMAL ?!
    rs.Fields("counter").value = ""

    Same error with "SELECT COUNT(id)::BIGINT AS counter FROM foo"

    Current state:
    Have to revert MSO on 20+ backoffice client machines and hope that ADO will be reverted as well.

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  10. En vista diseño de tablas poder definir en la tabla el valor de ControlTiptext y que se herede al crear controles

    La idea es que en vista diseño de tablas definir en la tabla el valor de ControlTiptext y que se herede al crear controles.

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  11. Performance Analyzer needs to be resiszable and NOT modal.

    I recently started using the Performance Analyzer tool on the Database Tools Ribbon, to fix other peoples poorly designed but still quite essential work. Two major problems with it, are that the suggestions are almost always wider than the window, which has no scroll bar, and the dialog is also modal, preventing any manual investigation/repair, without closing the tool - Not very useful at all...

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  12. Cambiar la altura de la fila de encabezado en un hoja de datos

    La idea es poder manipular la altura de la fila de encabezado de una hoja de datos para poder darle un alto suficiente capaz de mostrar todo el título de la columna, pero sin cambiar su anchura.

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  13. XML Export and Import of Large Number (BigInt)

    I can't complete round trip ExportXML and ImportXML of a table that contains a "Large Number" (BigInt) field. Currently, the BigInt field is stored in the XML output with an attribute:
    <xsd:restriction base="xsd:decimal">
    When the XML that was exported from Access is imported back in to Access the field type is changed to "Number" and then all values that are bigger than Number fail to import.

    When you say that you support BigInt I expect built-in functions to support it. You can test this using the export and import buttons in the GUI.

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  14. Fix bug when copying ImageList ActiveX controls from one form to another

    I've noticed recently that copying ActiveX control of type MSComctlLib.ImageListCtrl.2 (Microsoft ImageList Control, version 6.0) from one form to another is buggy.

    Whenever I've attempted to copy an ImageList from one form to another recently, the object is copied but I see an error message (usually repeated twice) and the control comes in at 8cm x 5cm instead of its usual 1.005cm x 1.005cm. Any attempt to resize it results in the same error message, which usually comes up twice, presumably once for each dimension.

    Actually, even if I try resizing the original object which is the correct size of…

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  15. Display Form Caption when Minimized

    In previous releases of Microsoft Access, a minimized form would display at least a few characters of the form caption before showing the restore, max, close buttons.

    Sample:
    https://1drv.ms/u/s!AhezOlimTLoah_40R2mSOThcj5cFiQ?e=BlON97

    In current builds of Access, the restore, max, close buttons consume all of the width of the minimized window, leaving no room for even a portion of the form caption to be displayed.

    Sample:
    https://1drv.ms/u/s!AhezOlimTLoah_41HY08IxXU44DUrw?e=rpFGd1

    If multiple forms are minimized, the user is no longer able to make an informed choice about which minimized Window to restore.

    Suggestion:
    Please make the width of minimized forms wider so that the caption (which…

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  16. allow for table and query views to be snap-docked with adjustable borders

    Currently, objects (tables etc) can only be viewed as tabbed or floating windows. It will be handy to allows the windows to be snap-docked so that space can be be optimised and multiple windows can be viewed with minimum time spent adjusting the borders.

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  17. Bug fix requested: ControlTip text does not always show when On Mouse Move event used

    In Access 2016 the ControlTip Text may not show on a control that uses the On Mouse Move event. To see the desired ControlTip it is necessary to reveal the ControlTip of another control first, then bring the mouse back to the desired control that has the On Mouse Move event.

    A better description of the issue, with screenshots, may be found here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeaccess-msowinother-mso2013release/controltip-text-does-not-always-show-when-on-mouse/209f54d1-edfd-4252-9f20-f24029c12d8a?messageId=c1448154-918b-420e-9e2c-5d887734a505

    Suggestion/issue posted here by request.

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  18. preciso de um banco e dados de contato para clientes de imoveis

    banco de dados atualizado para clientes. padrao

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  19. Command buttons automatically create macro - I like event procedures

    I want to make the decision if micro or event procedure is to be created

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  20. listcount

    Small bug in List Boxes - if you show column headings, the list count includes the column heading. For example - if the list box diplays no records the the list count is zero. If there is one record then the list count is 2

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