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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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Access Client Solutions - Allow Variables in Print Screen Header / Footer

Allow variables &host, &user, &usern, etc. for printing in the Header / Footer of a print screen, similar to the way they are available in Watermark setup. Use Case: We have many users that perform software testing, and as a part of th...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Change select next statement feature to end at next semi-colon

The older iNavigator version of the Run SQL Scripts tool used to stop the highlight next statement feature at the next found semi-colon. Now FOR SOME REASON some one got the idea this was not reasonable and now the ACS Run SQL Scripts only stops w...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Prevent the action of copying in ACS products when nothing is selected

If you press CTRL+C in any of the ACS products without a selection being active you get difference values from the difference features but you always end up copying something. I don't know who's bright idea this was but please stop it and remove t...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Data Transfer; DOS Random

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions data transfer need file type or translation for DOS Random. Use Case: ACH origination, wire transfers, and other data transfers.
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Enhance ACS Column details for Developer productivity

In ACS -> Run SQL Scripts -> SQL Result Window -> View -> Details, ACS presents a window of column details. Please enhance this window in the following ways: 1) on column details, make field list panel expandable, allow drag down to vi...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS completely locked during SQL execution

Latest version of ACS hangs when executing long running SQL statement via SQL Scripts. Use Case: If I run a SQL script that runs for minutes (say 5) it locks all of my active ACS sessions, including 5250. Not very good. Also scrolling thru the SQL...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

ACS - Run Command

IBM has done a good job replacing "System i Navigator" with the "Access Client Solutions" product. However there are a few features that System i Navigator provided that are not present in the ACS product. One feature I would like to request that ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Concurrent use of Screen History and Macro Playback in ACS

Upon running a macro in Access Client Solutions Version 1.1.7.0 we are informed that we must disable/remove screen history in order to run macros. We want to run macros while screen history is turned on. (It would not be necessary to record the sc...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS : Thai keyboard switching

In Thailand, when we want to switch from English to Thai, we will press button '~', in the old iAW, when we press '~' on Window, keyboard on Window and iAW will both change to Thai. But for ACS, when we press '~' on Window, we have to press Ctrl+N...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Default the same location to the open path of the SQL script

The ACS Run SQL Scripts tool saves the last location of the last save of scripts, which is fine to a point. The ablilty to save results to a file also defaults to this same location. Please change the product in one of two ways. 1. Default the fil...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered