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IBM i Access Family

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ACS Printing Issue about Chinese UDC, Missing Paper Size and Printing Width

Issue: ACS is missing printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10. Based on the testing done with IBM supporting team, we believed it is not the issue about Windows or the Printer driver, since other applications such as Office Word can fin...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS to show system description in System Select pulldown

Would like the System Selection pulldown in iAccess Client to show both the system name (which is usually the IP address) AND the description field. Use Case: Ease of administrating multiple systems.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

[Bug Fix] RSS stops responding to File operations such as Ctrl+O (Open PC File), Ctrl+S, Save As etc.

The file is placed on cloud and here's how the file path looks C:\Users\JxxxDxxx\OneDrive - User000001\Documents\IBM\iAccessClient\Emulator As checked, the ' ' and ' - ' in the path are not the problem as the file opens well using drag-n-drop.
9 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Microsoft Entity Framework 6.x support for IBM i DB2

Please insert support for Microsoft Entity Framework (EF) 6.x in your latest IBM i OS's. The existing ADO.NET Data Provider shipped with IBM Access Client Solutions doesn't support any EF at all and with this you ignore Millions of .Net Developers...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS library list

JDBC Config needs some way to identify the library list being used by the app. If we choose "Use library list of server job" can the screen show that list so we will know what it consists of? If we don't want that list can there be some indicator ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS, Add Custom Border Settigns to JDBC Configuration

For ACS can we get the View --> Custom Border Settings to be by JDBC Configuration? Use Case: We set up Production and Test environment connections by JDBC Configuration.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

create ability to specify IFS path for IFS plugin to allow creating of short cuts

Other ACS plugins allow for additional properties so that you can create links/short cuts to narrow down the user's choices. Please expand this capability to the IFS so that I can pass an IFS path. I want to create short cuts to several IFS folder...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

5250 session blurry in Windows 10 1920x1080 screen with 125% zoom

5250 session screen very blurry after new installed laptops with 1920x1080 screen and 125% zoom.With 100% zoom, the letters on the screen are to little.Default font IBM3270. I've tried to change the properties from Access Client Solutions on my de...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS Emulator support for Unicode is UCS-2 (13448) only, please include support surrogates (more than 2 byets over 2xxxx)

According to our development ACS Emulator support for Unicode is UCS-2(13488) only, that is Basic Multilingual Plan (BMP), and does NOT includesupport for surrogates. Both UCS-2 (13488) and UTF-16 (1200) are composed of 2 bytes only.So 2XXXX is no...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Proxy service for iACS operations via IBM i system

Provide a proxy service for all IBM iACS functionality like 5250, ssh, database access and management, IFS access and spool file management, so a remote user can connect to a secured IBM i system and from this connect to the target system - direct...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration