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IBM i Access Family

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ACS should allow SQL Examples to support Folders in Custom view

We are running ACS and like the feature of SQLCustomExamples. I would like to suggest that it support a directory listing showing files and folders. Should you have a large number of examples ACS tries to parse them all and put them into a...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS Schema Explorer - Database Diagraming support

Support database diagraming in Schema browser. Allow for creation, and reverse engineer from existing database. Reverse engineer should read all foreign key relationships and give you proper diagram. When editing a new diagram, or one generated fr...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Automatically display a PDF document on the screen after creating the PDF in an interactive 5250 session.

Due to environmental restrictions namely security, we cannot give the users in the plant access to the IFS to see and display PDF documents. What we need here and this is required for many reports, is to somehow open the PDF programmatically from ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS RSS JDBC settings need a JOBD option or a way to alter the current library

When connecting to the IBM server from any source the user account used uses its associated *JOBD to create an initial job library list. The libraries included are SYS, PRD and CUR library list portions. However, the JDBC settings only control the...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS add plugin for "<help><about>" to get version information

the acsbundle.jar file is non-specific for version information. there should be a way to show the version information to a terminal window. Use Case: from IBM i command line, where no GUI exists, or PC/MAC/LINUX command line need to be able to get...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS Printer Output add an option to specify a different encoding when downloading as text (.txt).

Access for Windows downloads spool files in different encoding than ACS. ACS only produces UTF-8 Use Case: Download spool file reports for relay to vendor. Vendor does not support UTF-8 with current interface.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component. Use Case: I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edi...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Update XH2 to adapt to different screen sizes

Currently, Access for Web has 2 instance types. mobile and normal. Mobile is tailored for mobile devices (phones, tablets. etc), while the normal one is supposed to be used by normal browsers running a PCs.The problem lies in that the HTML/CSS com...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions -> XLSX autofit

When i use ACS with *CLDOWNLOAD on IBM I to generate a XLSX stream file on IFS . I have to do the autofit of XLSX columns manually . Can you add this propertie to to do get a XLSX stream file autofitted . Use Case: java -jar /...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add an (optional) active query runtime counter.

Add an (optional) active query runtime counter. Use Case: There are times when I have long-running queries that I think should be finished at a certain time but are not. Without a counter of my own, I don't know how much real-time effort has passed.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration