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My ideas: IBM i Access Family

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Bulk insert into Run SQL Scripts

Allow bulk insert of rows into a Run SQL Scripts result set, such as copy-and-paste from Excel (capability that MS SQL offers). Use Case: It's a frequent occurrence that users have spreadsheets of data they need to copy into Db2 tables. They would...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS - Add generate SQL for Columns selected in View

In ACS, a recent enhancement allowed user to modify the Columns being viewed for a result set. The View Columns panel enables you to select/omit columns and reorder them. Please add the ability to return/generate a window of SQL code that reflects...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

add ascii to ebcdic converter to ACS IFS

please add option to automatically convert ebcdic to ascii data during "integrated file system" file download in IBM i Access Client Solutions Use Case: We have a lot of files which are stored within IFS in EBCDIC format.When we download these fil...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

iSeries Client Solutions - copy folder from pc to ifs

Copy folder from PC to IFs Use Case: not able to copy folder/s from PC to IFS in IBM I Access Client Solutions, will have to create a folder, then copy files one at a time, then created the next layer of folders and copy each file one at a time.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

EUDC support on ACS PDF/PDT Printing

We need EUDC(GAIJI) support on ACS PDF/PDT Printing.On PC5250 on iAW, we can print EUDC chars on PDF/PDT Printing. But ACS does not support it. We need this function to move Windows 10. Use Case: In Japan, EUDC(GAIJI) is usually used and should be...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Option to set web browser used by ACS to launch Navigator for i

Would like for there to be an option in ACS preferences to set the default web browser used for launching Navigator for i and other web based tasks. Option would allow for selecting from any currently installed browsers. Use Case: Used in instance...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Run SQL script drop column limitation

When using ACS Run SQL script dropping a column from a table is now not possible without having to use a work around. The suggested work around is not without risks because it also effects other jobs running on the system. Use Case: When running t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

iACS SQL Scripts - loading >100 records

When running an SQL script, only 100 records are loaded. It's very boaring to scroll and scroll ....if there are many records to be loaded. Use Case: It could be fine to increase the loading value. Better, if the client could decide himself how ma...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Journal Viewer-View Data Details-Add Prev/Next buttons

I'd like a Previous and Next button on the Journal Viewr...View Data Details window so I can roll thru the entries one after another and follow the trail of the entries and not have to right click on each one. Use Case: I am needing to look at the...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

Allow specification of custom hardware management interfaces

Many customers have their own web applications or services running on IBM i.We would like to have possibility to add custom hardware management interfaces to ACS / system configuration by using individual names which identify an application. Use C...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered