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IBM i Access Family

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Like the iAW, I would like to use a hyphen as a "Field Minus" in ACS.

A "Field Minus" cannot be used in laptops without a 10-key function.I would like to use a hyphen as a "Field Minus" in the event of iAW. Use Case: Use to enter a negative value for a numeric field.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

include SQL scripts in ACS SQL script

Including a ACS sql file into another ACS SQL script file. To minimize redundant "coding" and deployment errors. Also having the same possibility for RUNSQLSTM Use Case: To day you can enter any number of SQL statements and run them in a sequence....
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered

ACS Copy&Paste special characters

Copy & Paste text from other Windows applications like Word, Outlook, ... often includes special "curly" quotes instead of the "straight" quotes. When doing a Copy&Paste of these curly quotes in ACS, they're replaced by a "?" (since it can...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS Run Sql Scripts - enhance Output with two new abilities

Please provide ability for user to change column widths for all columns at once. and to click/drag multiple columns at once. Use Case: Examine following use-cases:1) View->Column Width->Size to Data - or something like that., Allowing user t...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

iACS SQL Scripts - loading >100 records

When running an SQL script, only 100 records are loaded. It's very boaring to scroll and scroll ....if there are many records to be loaded. Use Case: It could be fine to increase the loading value. Better, if the client could decide himself how ma...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS Double-byte character (DBCS) data transfer Shift character is cut at upload

When uploading a double-byte character, if the number of field characters is over, the shift-out character will be cut.This request is to change ACS so that it has the same upload functionality as IBM iAccess for Windows.IBM iAccess for Windows da...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Connection Export/Import - reset connection profile

I need a Y/N/Checkbox option on the connection import window to wipe out the connection profile setting while importing. Use Case: You have provided the ability to export our connections and import those connections. I have gone thru the effort to...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IBM i ACS Run SQL Intellisense functionality

Customers keep using WINSQL instead of IBM i ACS Run SQL scripts, because what Microsoft WINSQL offers them outperforms IBM i ACS Run SQL scripts functionality. With one big exception, WINSQL does not have the cancel option. Use Case: In the SQL s...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Prompt for download location for IFS in iACS

Would like to have an option to present a pop up for download location, in addition to the settings currently in Preferences, when selecting a file to download from the Integrated File System (IFS) interface. Use Case: Users typically download IFS...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Screen images from the Screen History Archive file

Please provide an option to exact the screen images from the Screen History Archive file to individual image files(type of image file should be selectable by the user). Use Case: The ability to provide user documentation of screens and work flow w...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered