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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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Connections - Ability to define database to connect to by default

I would like to see a Connections configuration option that allows us to define a default database to connect to on a conneciton.There isn't one today and defaults to the sysbas asp. Which for those of us with iASP infrastructures, is a pain for R...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Shortcut Key: Toggle Between RSS Panel And Results Set

In Access Client Solutions - Run SQL Scripts please add easy way to move cursor between the editing pane and the results. Thanks. Use Case: Frequently when I am reviewing results and then return to editing pane by clicking the mouse, I place the c...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Download .MBR files doesn't convert to ASCII

When using "Integrated File system" program and I download a member file from /QSYS.LIB/AWPDEV.LIB/qrpglesrc.file, the resulting file isn't in ASCII and is unreadable. If I try to view the file it crashes the entire Client Solutions program and no...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Delivered

Display host code page on ACS 5250 session screen

I want to display the host code page on the ACS 5250 session screen.ACS has multiple Japanese host code pages. These are used appropriately according to the purpose. Therefore, I need to know which code is set. Use Case: Windows settings
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS Emulator Target Address Functionality

IBM i Access Client SolutionsIn the bottom right corner of the 5250 emulator is a field that displays the target IP address or host name and port of the current connection. My request is to implement the ability to copy this information to the hos...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

ACS RSS Position Found Word to Middle of View

When searching for words in RSS that are not currently visible ( positions the view to just show the word even though there can be quite a lot of additional text that is related. Please position the source to the middle or bottom thir...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

iACS Java TEmp Folder for command STRPCCMD amendment

Platform: Windows 10 Enterprise x64Version iACS : JDK 15.0 iACS PC5250 sessions with command STRPCCMD & execute the file transfer request in pre-defined DTFX file extension exception Use Case: Case 1: When user have using the iACS...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

iACS Ability to change passwords for multiple systems

Password management in iACS - allow for the changing of one or more system passwords at one time Use Case: In iACS - "Systems Configurations" does not give you the ability to change any passwords. This request would be for the following: - Add a "...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Access Client Solutions - What is being used?

If you have more than one file in the system how can you see in ACS what is being used by ACS? It is easy to get information about the version of ACS and Java in the Help - Product information. Use Case: W...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Run SQL Scripts formatter semicolon moves to commented line

When using the SQL formatter on a section ending with a semicolon and the last line before it is a comment, it moves the semicolon to the end of the comment. It did not do this in version prior to Version: I normally place the semicolon a...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered