Microsoft Access 2010 vs 2013

I am building an application in Microsoft Access.  I was wondering if there are any substantial differences between 2010 and 2013.
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
Here are a list of the changes.

The one big one that stood out for me is that Pivot Charts and Tables are no longer supported.

There isn't really that much different in the versions as is shown in this blog.
Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
A few of the ones that hit people with established databases:

1. No DBF support.
2. ADP support dropped.

 One other big one; with A2010, it's the last version where you can avoid using the ribbon if you want.   With A2013, any custom old style menus you want to create will appear as a tab on the ribbon.

  You are certainly free to create custom ribbons, but you must live with the ribbon in 2013.

  A2010 is the last "full" version of the desktop side of things.


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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Also, ...don't forget about the DB format...
Remember, can still run .mdb format db's in all versions of Access.
If you are contemplating using 2010 or 2013, then consider converting any .mdb's to the .accdb format.

To be on the safe side, ...only decide on using Access 2013 if you are sure that ALL users (including the developer, and any rogue laptop users, or consultants) will be using this version.
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