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IBM i Access Family

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iAccess: Allow keystroke buffering to be turned off

In some cases, we need to turn off keystroke buffering. I believe this was a feature in the old 5250 emulation software. Use Case: Some users get themselves in trouble by hitting keys while the system is running a job. Then when the system returns...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Access Client Solution button function similar to Access for Windows

When using Access for Windows, you can use your mouse to double click elements on the screen such as F-keys at the bottom to perform those functions. With ACS, that ability has been lost. Requesting that the function be mirrored from Access for Wi...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Behavior of STRPCCMD PAUSE(*NO) of ACS

Customer has the following application. Step1: CPYF FROMFILE(ALIB/MASTERFILE) TOFILE(BLIB/WORKFILE) MBROPT(*REPLACE)Step2: STRPCCMD PCCMD('C:\DOWNLOAD.BAT') PAUSE(*NO)Step3: CLRPFM FILE(BLIB/WORKFILE) * 'C:\DOWNLOAD.BAT' is windows-program which d...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS run SQL scripts - switch header for result columns

In ACS run SQL script we need an easy way to switch the column heading between fieldnames and the label-text.At the moment you need to change, in the JDBC-setting (tab-Other), the header for the result columns between column-name and column-label....
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Access Client Solution - Data Transfer Browse Enhancement

In the "older" Client Access Transfer from, once you selected browse to select a DB2 file, you could right click the file, select properties, and get the file name. This was very useful to the end user when developing a transfer to find their data...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Prevent the action of copying in ACS products when nothing is selected

If you press CTRL+C in any of the ACS products without a selection being active you get difference values from the difference features but you always end up copying something. I don't know who's bright idea this was but please stop it and remove t...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Please enable results view cell value selection key F2 to allow copying value

iNavigator Run SQL Scripts results view has the ability to open up the cell for copy by using F2, which highlights the text value and makes it available for copying by using Ctrl+C. The version of ACS Run SQL Scripts this feature is not functionin...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Change select next statement feature to end at next semi-colon

The older iNavigator version of the Run SQL Scripts tool used to stop the highlight next statement feature at the next found semi-colon. Now FOR SOME REASON some one got the idea this was not reasonable and now the ACS Run SQL Scripts only stops w...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

ACS Run SQL Scripts - Add headings to text type output

There is an option to save column headings when saving the results to a file of type .TXT or .CSV but no headings are ever saved. Use Case: Open product, go to menu Options and select Enable Save Results.Save results as CSV or TXT and select the o...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Access Client Solutions Printer Output Security

Access Client SolutionsThe option to view the printer output was added (which is a great addition) but the user has the ability to filter and view other users output. This may have information that shouldn't be seen by others. Use Case: I would li...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered