Change Log - MSAccess Native Editor

Change log for the Native HTML5 Editor for MS-Access

Version 2023.4 (16 July 2023)

  • UI now locks font selection controls when non text content is selected.
  • Added CSS margin and margin units options to images form.
  • Email example now contains a "send via Outlook" and "display in Outlook" option.

Version 2023.3 (5 May 2023)

  • UI make-over
  • Improvements to undo/redo stack handling

Version 2023.2 (9 April 2023)

  • Significant load time improvements
  • Fixed an issue when the mouse pointer would occasionally 'flicker' when moving the mouse over the edit window.

Version 2023.1 (13 March 2023)

  • Updated UI when inserting new images - images are now inserted using the same image properties form that is used to edit image properties
  • Improvements to the Undo/Redo stack and undo / redo tool button enable/disable
  • Table cell vertical alignments now available in context menu when right-clicking in a table cell
  • Paste as Plain Text context menu option
  • Fixed an error where the editor window lost focus when pressing Shift+Space
  • New - Export as EML file for emails. Includes functionality that increases layout consistency of HTML across various email clients (Web and Desktop email clients).

Version 2022.7 (5 December 2022)

  • Adding a link on text when now text selected now selects underlying word
  • When editing links that contain a selection that includes both the link element and other text the link element innerHTML is expanded to include the selection

Version 2022.6 (8 June 2022)

  • Subtle but significant changes to the application of font sizes when pt, px, and em measurements - sizing is now applied via span tags for partial element selections and applied to the containing text element for complete selections
  • Fixed - changing the spelling of a word using the spelling dialog now causes the data source to update

Version 2022.5 (23 May 2022)

Improvements to text alignment using text-align CSS style property

Version 2022.4 (7 March 2022)

  • runtime error in demo version after selecting text after changing font size
  • text selection now maintained after changing font size / font face

Version 2022.3 (17 February 2022)

  • Updated - Mail merge behavior and logic
  • New - Deleting an image with a parent hyperlink now deletes the hyperlink and image if the image is the only child of the hyperlink
  • New - Demo only supports O365 / Access 2019 - for MS-Access 2013 and 2010 examples please contact us

Version 2022.1 (20 January 2022)

  • Fixed - Improvements to undo/redo stack
  • New - Table creation UI now in the form of "dropdown grid selector" on main HTML editor form
  • New - Double click image to edit properties
  • New - Constrain proportions option on image editing form

Version 2021.4 (1 November 2021)

  • Fixed - Occasional crash on keydown event in Windows 11

Version 2021.3 (29 July 2021)

  • Fixed - ChangeAllList not correctly implementing in spelling functionality
  • Fixed - An intermittent issue detecting background colors on the the main editor form

Version 2021.2 (22 July 2021)

  • New - Font sizes in pt format (or in any other measurement format px / em / pc / %)
  • New - Master-Detail reporting framework, including print to pdf

Version 2021.1 (26 June 2021)

  • Fixed - issues where some toolbar button actions would not add to the undo/redo stack
  • New - DoNotUseTabAsIndentOutdent property allows for using the tab key to indent and out-dent block elements
  • New - Moved font type and font size selectors on to main editor toolbar from popup screen

Version 2020.7 (31 August 2020)

  • Fixed - Text foreground and highlight colors maintained during spelling error highlighting
  • Fixed - Text color dialog not opening when selection spans a selection containing multiple colors
  • Fixed - Font dialog not opening when selection spans a selection containing multiple fonts

Version 2020.6 (4 July 2020)

  • Fixed - HTML Color encoded corrected on color selection pop-up form
  • Fixed - Improvements to spelling engine initiation
  • Fixed - Font type double ups in font selection pop-up form are multiple opens

Version 2020.5 (23 June 2020)

  • NEW - Spell checking functionality with WYSIWYG word highlighting
  • NEW - "Spell as you type" and auto-correct functionality

Version 2020.4 (24 Apr 2020)

  • NEW - Contains Base64 inline images example
  • NEW - Reposition Cursor after toolbar button click gives focus back to the edit window (aka Word-Processor styled interface)

Version 2020.3 (14 Apr 2020)

  • NEW - Contains data-bound sub-form support and examples

Version 2020.2 (20 Feb 2020)

  • NEW - Context menus for Table functions - Insert Row Before and After - Insert Column Before and After - Delete Row/Column
  • Fixed - HTML encoding for Color picker colors


  • Initial Release