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IBM i Access Family

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Requesting EHLLAPI support for 64bit Office

The EHLLAPI bridge for Access Client Solutions is not compatible with Microsoft Office 64 bit (see case reply from IBM) and I would like to request that it be made compatible. Use Case: Macro requires connectivity from VBA (Visual Basic for Applic...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 12 Future consideration

Ability to move IFS objects from one directory to another on the same system using ACS

Using the Integrated File System option in ACS I would like the ability to select a group of files, right-click or from the menu select Move, and specify a folder to move the files to on the same system. Use Case: A system has files in a directory...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Allow Save as New Example to replace existing Example

I often find the need to replace a custom SQL Example I created with corrected or improved SQL, however Save as New Example is the only option and if you attempt to save as an existing example you get an already exists message. Either change this ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS Printer Output Favorites

Daily operations on the IBM i require our staff to move/delete/download spool files filtered on several output queues, Userdata and Job Information. Many of these filters are the same every day and it is very time consuming to change the informati...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

Add filter options to match selection options of WRKSPLF

The filters in ACS Printer Output do not include several conditions that can be set using WRKSPLF. These include, in order of my priority and use, spooled file, and then form type. Print device is probably already handled by specifying OUTQ, and A...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Future consideration

Drag and drop from PC to IFS

Please allow drag and drop of files from PC to IFS. Use Case: Drag a file from a PC to the IFS instead of using the current upload option.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Future consideration

Make ACS RUNSQL SCRIPTS Open Source/Mbr Respect SRCFILE RCDLEN

In IBM ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if you open a host Source File member, if that source member exceeds 80 bytes, then ACS "wrecks" the source code--potentially making it usable. This request is to have ACS retrieve the source file's record length, and be...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Insert/delete rows in Run SQL Scripts

Run SQL Scripts needs the ability to insert and delete rows in a result set (similar to the existing ability to edit rows). Use Case: This would be used for data maintenance. Presently the only option available in Run SQL Scripts is to write indiv...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - make panel colors configurable

When using different colors on desktop (like dark mode or dark themes in Linux desktops like Ubuntu) panels become hardly, to nearly un-readable. Please add options to configure colors used in panels.See attached doc for screenshot samples. Use Ca...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Rename session in iACS

Provide the ability to rename a display or printer session in iACS session manager. Rename function should be available on the edit menu and right click popup menu. Use Case: When users copy & modify display & printer sessions in iACS sess...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration