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IBM i Access Family

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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.
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

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 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
7 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Problem with special characters in IBM i Access Client Solution ACS run sql script

I found a problem with the content assist function in the Run Sql Script module of the ACS product.If the library or object has one of the following characters ($ £ §), auto-completion will not work.Problem 1) No message is output with the $ chara...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Extend ACS and eliminate java web start

Extend ACS to include download functions that need java web start. Use Case: One can run ACS using OpenJ9. But once you start using download director or want to install software keys directly from the ESS site you need java web start (and thus ano...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS - allow to select viewer program for spooled/IFS files

When in the spooled or IFS file window. selecting CTRL-W or "view only" uses (windows in my case) the default file association program for viewing files. Use Case: please add to preferences menu ability to choose the default viewing program.being ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Bestfit leave unprintable area on right side

Since iSeries access for Window (iAW) is EOS and IBM i Access Soultions (ACS) is used instead. Using Bestfit function, the old iAW generate printout without blank on the right side but the new ACS generate printout with blank on the right side whi...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration