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IBM i Access Family

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1371E support

The ACS emulator updated its 1371 host code page support to the 2016 versions of the mapping's in November 2017. This support uses the compatibility CJK ideographs and does not support the characters in plane 2 as no surrogates are supported by th...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS supports unicode display

we store unicode characters in AS400 DB2 but AS400 ACS can't display unicode characters, this makes users work inconvenient. Use Case: could you please help to modify ACS to support displaying unicode characters?
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration

Default 5250 Session Font

Hello, Please make the ACS - PCOMM SESSION font the default font for 5250 screens. I was frustrated with the ACS 5250 screens not using all the windows space of my sessions, but I change my font the PCOMM SESSION and now it perfect. Using all of w...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Non-Displayable Characters in IBM Access Client Solutions

Using 5250 emulation, our programming team regularly has to display files with Non-Displayable characters for various types of fields. These always used to display as Blocks instead of ? characters in the V7R1 (and all other previous versions) of ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

iACS Printer Output-Option to not respect page range

IBM i Access Client Solutions (iACS) Printer Output currently enforces the page range set on the spooled file on the server when viewing/downloading spooled files. We use the page range specifically for printing, often saving the spooled file for ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Some GUI enhancements for the Schema Browser in ACS

Some GUI enhancements for the Schema Browser. 1. If you open a table list, only some tables are shown. If you scroll down, the list will be extended and more tables become visible. The list could be directly extended in a background thread. 2. If ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Local Network Speed Test

This feature would allow ACS to help a user test the speed from their computer to the server. This could, potentially via the SSH protocol, write a file to the /tmp directory while logging transfer time, then download that same file after logging ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Copy settings from an existing database monitor

Creating database monitors through the iACS SQL Performance Center is really nice. It would be very convenient if we could create a new database monitor based on an existing monitor, so we didn't have to do all of the "setup" each time. Use Case: ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add "Map your database" to IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i

In the deprecated System i Navigator you had this function "Map your database". It would print a graphical representation of your database. For example, if you had foreign key constraints between tables,like those common for:- Item Master to Item ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions

Provide support for 27x132 5250 system console on HMC managed partitions. Use Case: End users are unable to sign on to our system console because their default application requires that the 5250 device support a 27x132 display. We are forced to us...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration