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  1. Puchased Software

    I have purchased software and would like to keep the activation keys for that software and what software and price and the company I bought it from and date that I bought it from and invoice number.

    Thank you and I love your software,
    James

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  2. Have a box to check to not use client ID's on reports

    We are a small firm. We do not use client ID's for anything. You should have a feature, or box to check, for small firms that don't use IDs to check so that we do not see them on any reports that print. It looks terrible to see a client ID that was created for a client on a report that will never ever be used. You should have the box on the Primary Contact screen to suppress IDs when creating new clients OR a box when running due date reports to run to mark x to not see/use the…

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  3. Access con Windows 10 si blocca e si butta il programma se cambio una scritta o immagine in Pannello Comandi in maschera principale

    Non sto parlando dei titoli dei programmi che funzionano da Comandi, ma di qualsiasi altra scritta o immagine presente. Ciò mi sembra che dipenda dal fatto che adesso non c'è più la possibilità di "stabilire" quale pagina farà da apertura per l'intero programma, mentre nelle prime edizioni si poteva scegliere. Se lo stesso programma si "manipola" con Windows 7, ciò non succede. Io da oltre 20 anni costruisco programmi successfully con ACCESS, non solo Data Base ma anche Giochi tipo Tombola, Gioco dell'Oca, Biglietteria and more and more, per cui sono "addentro" al programma, ma gli errori "strutturali" non li…

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  4. will be nice if you can,

    will be nice if you can report,by taking pics or snap shot,and the app do the mat for you would only do the basic by add home address, date of birth.merryth or cingle.for people like me tha never do taxes, is complicated and tha would stop so many people from be slave of the tax account

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  5. 6 votes
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  6. improve performance of conditional formating

    conditional formating is a great feature but slow when data is not small and forms flicker. Can you please improve that?
    By the way: Shadows of Buttons flicker too.

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  7. Provide a method for printing selected items from the Help Panel.

    Perhaps this capability exists in MS Access 2016 but I am not aware of it. Thank you.

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Access Chart Add Features

    There seem to be several things missing in the new "modern" charts in Access. A couple of things I have run into include:

    - The gridlines don't seem to work, nor can I find a property to set their color
    - There doesn't seem to be a place to set the desired color for each bar of a graph
    - There doesn't seem to be a way to modify the sort order (or any of the SQL) of the "Transformed Row Source", for example to sort the categories by descending value
    - Can't find settings to vary the tick marks…

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  10. Access database in an inconsistent state...Windows 10 1803 update

    Access database in an inconsistent state....since the release of Windows 10, 1803 our significant percentage of our 3500 customers have consistently lost connection to the back-end database and been forced to stop work during the day to repair their database. Only recently did we discover the leasing fix. In the meantime, our product reputation has been adversely affected. Please release a production update since many of the IT people have refused to make the lanmanserver registry entry and are waiting for the Windows update. HELLO MICROSOFT PLEASE HELP!!

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  11. Fix Bug - Forms with ActiveX controls cause Exception 0xc0000374 since at least 16.0.11727.20118

    Opening/using forms that contain ActiveX controls, notably "Microsoft TreeView Control, version 6.0" cause Access to crash since at least version 16.0.11727.20210 on the Monthly channel. No versions in the Semi-annual (Targeted) channel seem to have this bug (yet).

    The forms affected usually crash within moments of opening, but occasionally will work to some degree for several seconds.

    Faulting application name: MSACCESS.EXE, version: 16.0.11727.20210, time stamp: 0x5d0d79e6
    Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 10.0.18362.1, time stamp: 0x9bbcb4a9
    Exception code: 0xc0000374
    Fault offset: 0x000df8cd
    Faulting process ID: 0x50d4
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d52cbe9164d25e
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\MSACCESS.EXE
    Faulting module path:…

    6 votes
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  12. improve the relationship window

    improve the automated table positioning so that the realtionship structure becomes directly visible.

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  13. Modern UX Menu Tree Control

    This Control would have a Modern Appearance that we see on a lot of Websites using the Bootstrap technology. When the User resizes the Application, it would respond and collapse to a hash icon of some type.

    This Control would be Table Sourced, where the Developer could enter Custom Search Terms and then map it to an existing Form Object. A default could be set to inherit the existing Custom Category, or inherit the Parent Child Navigation Buttons on a Navigation Control. The Developer could Customize from there. The Possibilities are endless.

    The built-in Navigator exposes too many objects to…

    3 votes
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  14. Give back the ability to add grid lines to modern charts

    Grid lines are a fundamental part of any non-pie chart. They allow for quick interpretation of the data. Please add the ability to add major and minor grid lines.

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  15. splitter control

    A splitter control similar to the infragistics Vb6 control was one of my favourites.. It allowed you to apportion the screen in panels, great for displaying more than one thing at once. Saves alot of code in the resize event.

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  16. 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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  17. Open Source the old .ocxs in order to get Developed in x64

    Well with the recent push of 64bit Office and the problems that arise by the lack of the usual .ocx maybe its time for a step forward....how about Open Source the usual suspects like MsFlxGrd and the alike...its a fact that you have some brilliant controls over 20 years old that alive and kicking in 32bit but not in 64bit and A lot of developers are forced to get stucked in 32bit because they just work and they provide unparalled functionality ....so if you really want to push the 64bit and for any reason you can't develop the 64bit equivalents…

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  18. Return the ability to add gridlines to modern charts.

    Given the number of people and organizations that use Access either standalone or as a frontend to an SQL Server database, I do not understand why MS would limit modern charts at such a basic level. I actually feel that you should spend some time and resources in improving modern charts.

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  19. I would like to add a table to track student discipline in the student database

    I would like to keep track of certain infractions (cheating, horseplay, cell phone, etc.) for each student. I'm not sure how to add this to the current student database.

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  20. 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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