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IBM i Access Family

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Requesting EHLLAPI support for 64bit Office

The EHLLAPI bridge for Access Client Solutions is not compatible with Microsoft Office 64 bit (see case reply from IBM) and I would like to request that it be made compatible. Use Case: Macro requires connectivity from VBA (Visual Basic for Applic...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 12 Future 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

Add warning in Run SQL Scripts if a join predicate does not reference the joined table

Add the ability to warn the user when they are attempting to run a query that contains a join, and the join predicate does not reference fields from both sides of the join. Example:select a.field1, b.field2, c.field3from lib.tablea ajoin lib.table...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Remove the need for ACS IFS to prompt for security on every file

The ACS IFS interface continually prompts for every file upload or download, yet I can traverse the directory structure without having to provide security every time. Please change the ACS IFS interface to prompt for security once if more than one...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Hide EULA agreement in .properties file

It would be great if the EULA agreement could be disabled from being seen by use of a parameter in the .properties file. The current "silent" EULA solution for ACS involves running a .js script in "Admin Config" mode. My current deployment however...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

[ACS] SQL content assist don't preserve naming separator

New feature "Content Assist" in SQL script of ACS don't preserve *SYS namming separator. Use Case: Select *SYS for naming convention in jdbc settings.Type a library, then "/" then CTRL+SPACE.Select a file and ENTER."/" separator between library an...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Enhance ACS ENPTUI GUI Window Board to be graphical

Enhance the so-called GUI Border for 5250 windows (both DDS and DSM) so that they are rendered using actual drawn borders, instead of textual characters that were embedded to support fixed-dimension displays; displays that no longer exist. Use Cas...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Allow the Delete Key to function in iACS Printer Output Listing

In ACS when you select a group of spool files to delete you must right mouse click and then select delete. It would be great to have the Delete Key trigger the delete. Use Case: Many of the applications we work with every day enable the delete key...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS should allow SQL Examples to support Folders in Custom view

We are running ACS 1.1.8.3 and like the feature of SQLCustomExamples. I would like to suggest that it support a directory listing showing files and folders. Should you have a large number of examples ACS tries to parse them all and put them into a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window

Allow changing Record Format Name in ACS Schema Table Definition Window after the table has already been created. The field is only available during the new table creation. Use Case: You chose the auto-generated name, but would later like to fix t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration