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  1. can you make accdb to be able to turn to exe

    can you make accdb to be able to turn to exe

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  2. Access para MacBook,

    sou usuário do access e fico limitado por não funcionar no MacBook

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  3. Please allow users to schedule Office 365 updates.

    I couldn't find a feedback for Office 365 in general.
    But Office 365 needs to allow users to schedule update downloads during off peak hours. That's for rural customers using satellite internet. There are peak and off-peak hours. Downloading gigabytes of updates every months for various products just eats data that rural customers can't afford to squander during the peak hours. My off-peak hours start at 2am in the morning, and only go for a few hours.

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  4. Increase maximum database size to 4GB and increase maximum Query size past the current 1GB limit

    I have a 78 million record 2 field table that indexes both fields fine. When that table is 82 million records, neither field will index because of a query limit error. The 1 GB query limit must be interfering with the indexing of a table that would otherwise not violate the 2 GB limit?? Also, increase the size of the access database container to 4GB....not asking for SQL Server replacement, just something we can work with. MS upsized and oversized Excel years ago.

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  5. Inventory sheet: # , item, serial number, model number, size, Price$

    Should be in 14pt and vertical lines between items. spacing of horizontal lines should be 1/4 inch wide.
    Primary use would be for 2nd hand store, or pawn shop.

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  6. I just want to say this is AMAZING Database.

    This is an AMAZING database. I am using it to catalogue my HUNDREDS of MAD Magazines. I was originally planning to build my own but then came across this. Did a bit of fiddling with some fields and tables to make it a little more appropriate for my needs but FANTASTIC work - well done!!!!

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  7. Allow load data from / link to Excel Table

    Display Excel Table names in the Wizard when loading/linking external Excel data, currently only specific name range or the spreadsheet is visible.

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  8. JSON import/export

    Given the widespread use JSON as a data transport, we should have:

    Application.ImportJSON
    Application.ExportJSON

    like we have:

    Application.ImportXML
    Application.ExportXML

    There are a few libraries out there – replacing these with one or a few lines of code would be extremely useful.

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  9. Complete the colour system on the Tabs when I open a new tab in the Navigation side bar

    Complete the colour system on the Tabs when I open a new tab in the Navigation side bar. When I open a tab from my Navigation Side bar, the top one opened is pink.
    If I open another Tab, the list of tables/Reports/Forms/Queries should also change to be say pink to indicate which one is open on top.

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  10. Student Database

    The Student Database template uses a tabbed form to access alternative data on a specific student. I would like to be able to add 2 more tabs, but when I set them up, they don't point to the specific student in the overarching form. Can you include a table in the template that gives some explanation on how the writer did this with the other tabs?

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  11. Enable Rich Text fields in textboxes to show and create tables.

    The Rich Text format of a Long Text field is very helpful for formatting text, but has the major flaw of not being able to create or display tables, i.e. grids. The FMS Total Access Memo ActiveX control will display them, but can't modify them, so Access currently seems to be unable to properly handle tables in formatted text. These need to be creatable and modifiable in textboxes on forms and displayable on reports, please.

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  12. SQL editor navigation from Create > Query Design

    Create > Query Design serves a modal popup requiring dismissal in order to opt to open the SQL text edit window. It would be nice to save a click by having an option to select SQL view, which would dismiss the table selector and open the SQL text editor

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  13. new templates for collectors

    Microsoft Access templates for collectors. There are many different types of collections (e. g. minerals, rocks, fossils, artwork, coins, stamps, etc., etc.). I suggest that museums that specialize in each type of collection be consulted as to what information each type of template includes.

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  14. Access Unlicensed Product

    I Have Original Office 365 Software, Excel and Word Smoothly running but Access is Show The "Access(Unlicensed Product)" I Re-Registered Many More Time But Is Not Taken any Licensed Paths Like Mail ID and Product Keys

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  15. Limits are reached - if I open one more form: Error 3048: Cannot open any more databases

    I have 2 reports and 1 form open. Each of theses has complex data sources (with many joins, subqueries...). If I open an fourth report - I get the error message.

    I think the limits are to low. Please upgrade them.

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  16. Access file recovery software

    If Access database files get corrupted then you can not restore the MDB or ACCDB Access files from the database.

    Then firstly you have to repair the database. So I am suggesting you the best Access recovery tool for restoration of Access files.

    The software very smartly repairs the database and helps the user to restore the lost Access files back to his/her system.

    The tool supports files created by every version of MS Access and is compatible with every version of Windows OS.

    For more information: https://github.com/happycool007/access-database-repair-tool-freeware

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  17. Produce an audit trail for converting older Access programs to Access 365

    Have Access 365 produce a report showing the changes it makes to older Access databases after you run and compile in Access 365. I recently encountered a situation where Access365 automatically resized one of my forms on conversion making the form seem to be invisible.

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  18. AccessReport

    Please add Pivot Table and Report Header Freez Option in access db reports

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  19. Enable reports to display whole pdf-files that are saved as attachments in tables.

    Currently, when using the attachment saving method, you can only display images in reports. When you try to display a pdf file, you will only see the thumbnail of a generic pdf file.

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  20. Template for mailing labels

    I want first name, last name, address, city, state, zip , sent, received, email.

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