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IBM i Access Family

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Accessibility for IBM I Client Access Solutions - 5250 Emulation

Need Accessibility options for IBM I Client Access solutions v. 1.1.8.5 emulation for the visually impaired. Specifically 5250 emulation. Use Case: I have co-worker that is unable to use 5250 emulation. This is impacting her ability to complete da...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Speed up IFS upload function in iACS

Version: 1.1.8.5I open up IFS for one lpar. I tell it I want to upload from my pc. I have a directory with three 3.8gb binary files which are part of an image catalog.I started uploading one with the iACS function.I gave it a 10% head start.Then I...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Pipe Delimiter Support for ACS Data Transfer

The Data transfer supports different formats, like .txt, .csv, etc. Add the pipe delimiter (|) which is missing, it is quite popular. It could be ".psv" file type. Use Case: Add "Pile Delimiter" (|) to the output client file options, on the Data T...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Need ability to run a SQL script after double clicking on the scripts file in the folder.

I have built a number of scripts which colleagues have discovered and want to use. We need a way to be able to double click on the SQL's script file name in the folder example sql_script.sql and have the script load up and execute/run in the ACS S...
almost 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

Persistent cache for Run SQL Scripts

Presently Run SQL Scripts keeps a cache of tables and columns, but that cache isn't persistent. I does not cache SQL statements at all. A persistent cache would improve usability. Use Case: Content assist for tables and columns is very handy, but ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Insert/delete rows in Run SQL Scripts

Run SQL Scripts needs the ability to insert and delete rows in a result set (similar to the existing ability to edit rows). Use Case: This would be used for data maintenance. Presently the only option available in Run SQL Scripts is to write indiv...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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 Add warning message when trying to download or view a *IPDS print file.

As users get used to using ACS, they are downloading print files to their PC's. The majority are downloaded as PDF's. For *IPDS print files, these files download as .bin files and not as .pdf or .txt. .bin files are useless to anyone. The request ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Save default user name of connection

When building a deployment template (Export configuration) we have the setting com.ibm.iaccess.ResetDefaultUserOnImport=true which blanks out the user that was used at that time, however the actual user now has to enter his user each time. We shou...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect