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IBM i Access Family

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ACS Schema Browser - Support viewing journal entries and managing journals on files

Bring back Journal viewing and editing functionality previously found in IBM i Navigator to the ACS Schemas Browser that was ported from IBM i Navigator to ACS. Additionally, add the ability to script the human readable data to excel or CSV, or as...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Hide EULA agreement in .properties file

It would be great if the EULA agreement could be disabled from being seen by use of a parameter in the .properties file. The current "silent" EULA solution for ACS involves running a .js script in "Admin Config" mode. My current deployment however...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM I ACCESS FOR WEB ENHANCEMENT

In IBM i Access for WebWhen using query provide option to returncolumn heading/labels instead of just field names.Under Database/Run SQL or My Requests. Use Case: When trying to get away from old as400 query users could use IBM i access for web to...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in )

I am asking You the implementation of IBMi Access data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in ) provided with the IBM I Access for Windows product ( CWBTFCAI.DLL ) and not present in the new IBMi Access Client Solution product.Almost all of o...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

SSL/TLS Secure connection indicator for other apps in ACS

The 5250 Emulator shows the SSL/TLS Connection and cert information, it would be nice to have the same type of indicator for the other ACS apps. Run SQL Scripts, Printer Output, etc.. Just an added warm and fuzzy to see and ensure the connection i...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Support 5250 emulator for mobile device.

The only IBM 5250 emulator that worked on mobile devices (iPhone and Android) was 5250 applet which was a part of IBM access for Web (5770-XH2). As the IBM access for Web had been discontinued since IBM i 7.5, there are no alternative 5250 emulato...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add Support for both left and rights ide CMD/CTRL/OPT keys in ACS Run SQL Scripts

When using IBM ACS on the Apple Mac computer (running macOS) and using a computer that has a full-size keyboard, the right-side CMD, OPT, and Ctrl keys do not work for navigation, cut/paste and other standard/normal use. I do not know if Windows h...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Set Wide Screen Mode (27x132) as the Default Option or (preferrably) the only option for ACS 5250 Configuration

When end-users setup their devices they don't have 20 to 40 years experience with *DS3 and *DS4 mode. They're not sure what 27x132 means. Since is it 2022 and not 1982, it would be better to default to 27x132 for ACS 5250 Display Configurations. I...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Implement semantic versioning for ACS

Please start using semantic versioning for ACS releases. https://semver.org/ The industry standard is to number releases as follows: Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the: MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes,MINO...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ibm i access client solutions-windows- hosted/roaming $user$/home support

IBM i Access doesn't seem to respect Window's $User$/home paths for roaming profiles. Options in iACS to 'save items to desktop' will create a local desktop directory and download an item there instead of downloading to the hosted/roaming desktop ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration