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IBM i Access Family

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Import source code preserving SRCDTA and SRCSEQ

Please add the ability to import source code from PC's or the IFS where the 3 source member fields are not separated by a comma or *TAB. Use Case: I have source code that I exported on another system to a thumb drive using RDi. When I tried to imp...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Custom separator for csv output in Data Transfer

Provide an option to specify a custom field separator when outputting to csv in data transfer. The "standard" ones provided by Excel for example would be a good base : semi-colon, tab, colon.Or leave it to the user to input the one he wants. Use C...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Make ACS RUNSQL SCRIPTS Open Source/Mbr Respect SRCFILE RCDLEN

In IBM ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if you open a host Source File member, if that source member exceeds 80 bytes, then ACS "wrecks" the source code--potentially making it usable. This request is to have ACS retrieve the source file's record length, and be...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

iACS - HOD

we have done a network installation of iACS inside our IFS with restricted access for functions like "run SQL-Scripts". Our Users can only see the 5250-Emulator and their SPLFs. We have entered the restrictions inside the AcsConfig.properties-file...
over 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Able to Enable Save Results and Save Results via scripting in Run SQL Scripts

I would like to distribute SQL scripts to users that can do everything to create an Excel file. Enable Save Results, run an SQL statement, and Save Results. Use Case: Even though users have IBM i ACS, they still ask IT to run simple SQL statements...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 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 ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts content assist enhancements

To help users find SQL functions, it would be helpful to enhance content assist. The following works by showing results when placing cursor before ) and pressing [Ctrl]+[Space]:select * from table();select * from table(schema.); Confusion is that ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS 5250 Screen History enhancement: Include timestamp above/below image

Currently on version 1.1.8.8 Please enhance to include Windows timestamp data with each screen shot. When using "Save screens as images" function, allow user to select either or both of the following options:1) prefix the image file name with time...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Planned for future release

xlsx file format transferfile from ACS dtfx crashes external pivot table with link to that xlsx

We work with pivot tables in Excel with link to source XLSX files, daily refreshed with dtfx files and java-code from Power i.Filetransfer we did before with RXFERPCB.exe and DTF files and all pivot tables worked fine.Now we transfer the files wit...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration