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IBM i Access Family

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ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
1 day ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

In the Run SQL Scripts tool, when using "library.table" naming convention, double clicking on the library name should only select the library name and not the whole "library.table" string

This is how it works with "library/table". If you double-click on "library" the word "library" will be highlighted. But if you are using "library.table" and double-click on "library" it will highlight the entire string. It's cumbersome and inconsi...
4 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
10 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session.
18 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add command-line options for running Data Transfers in BAT files or add Edit option in context menu of DTFX/DTTX files

Our users have used Data Transfer for many years. They have used BAT files to run requests that belong together. With IBM i Access for Windows and its predecessors, these have run uninterrupted - the Data Transfer GUI did not appear, and there was...
23 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Double-click on column name in result, inserts that name at cursor position in editor

In ACS -> Run SQL script: Today we have context assistance by pressing F4 to build up SQL statements - and it works nice. However it is not always practical for complicated statements ( stored procedures, UDTF etc.) So an alternative and more m...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

ACS Data Transfer upload should allow *UPDADD

ACS Data Transfer "To IBM i" only allows add or replace. There's no way to update existing rows. This is a very common task, where data needs to inserted or updated if it already exists.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

I Access Client solutions printer session - Print multiple copies

Currently, there is no way to have the printer sessions print more than one copy. On Windows 10, the printer session even ignores printer settings on the numbers of copies to print on all print jobs. So, there isn't even a way to force multiple co...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Remove "Access for Web" topic from 7.5 Docs site to make it clear that it is not supported in 7.5.

To prevent customers' confusion, I would like IBM to remove "Access for Web" section from IBM i 7.5 Docs site. Access for Web is not supported on IBM i 7.5. -> But "Access fo...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS printoutup plugin: View/modify Properties

In old iseries Navigator was possible view/modify properties from each spool files. So, you could modify , for example, which pages to print. That, with de plugin SPLF from ACS is not available. Now, the only way is using the web Navigator for i a...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration