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  1. 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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    • 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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      • 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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        • Provide an Option to Disable the Outlook Warning when using EMailDatabaseObject

          It would be useful to be able to disable the Microsoft Outlook warning that reads "A program is trying to send an email message on your behalf...".

          We currently have to use third-party application such as ClickYes by Context Magic to enable automatic emailing.

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          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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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                    • Please bring back the access user level security

                      many my clients don't need the true security of SQL server. they are small restaurants and tine retailers. they still user access 2000. but some have been force to use MySQL, or even PostgreSQL on even Linux systems. so, bring the user level security back in your 2019 access will save the world, and good to windows world.

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                      • 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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                        • 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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                          • Improve the Basic Graphics Model

                            Add levels of transparency, blur, shadows, and drop shadows. We can fake some of these today, but it takes a lot of resources and time. These are all things needed to make apps look modern in Windows 10.

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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • Add a property "New Sheet" for duplex printing

                                    Similar to the new page property, it should be extended to allow a new sheet. Otherwise, you may get in duplex print scenarios information onto the back of your sheet that has got nothing to do with the front page.
                                    In normal print, there would be no difference to the new page property, but in duplex print it would insert a blank page to start the next record on a new sheet.

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                                    • Ribbon

                                      Why No Has Effective WS_EX_LAYOUTRTL 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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                                      • ComboBox

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

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                                        • 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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