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IBM i Access Family

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ACS plugins need to stop grabbing the ALT key when user ALT-TABs to an ACS plugin

Stop grabbing the ALT key activity when user presses ALT-TAB and then activating the menus. Use Case: On Windows platforms user press ALT-TAB, one to many times, to cycle through a list of open programs. The users then releases the ALT-TAB keys wh...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

ACS Run SQL Scripts in separate process/thread

After launching Run SQL Scripts from a 5250 session, running a long query blocks not only the Run SQL Scripts query and result windows, but also the 5250 windows. Ideally this would run in a separate process or thread so that the 5250 sessions (mu...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

Different Systems grouped in Taskbar ACS

Hi, we want to seperate our different Machines in different symbols in the Taskbar in Windows 10. We have 3 symbols, one for the Austrian System, a second one for the Hungarian System and the third for our testing machine. When i click the first s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

PCO support for iAccess

Desired Function: Text Assist that works in the same manner as PCOMM when running DTM for iSeries (3rd party product) The specific commands WRKDTMDOC & EDTDTMDOC were originally reported as not working, but none of the commands will work until...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

5250 Emulator has so poor visibility for fonts

5250 Emulator of Access Client Solutions(ACS) has so poor visibility for fonts.Comparing with 5250 emulator of Access for Windows, ACS's emulator display jagged character (although selected same font settings) and its so hard to distinguish compli...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 14 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions window focus

Please prevent ACS from stealing window focus. Use Case: Sometimes, after I've started a data transfer or opened any ACS file type (.hod, .bchx, .dtfx, .dttx), it takes a minute and I try to work on something else while I wait. However, when the f...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Make RSS your own Examples easier to maintain.

The functionality in RSS to insert from Examples and to save as New Example is absolutely great. As IBM keeps enhancing what we can do with SQL, like the prompting for statement variables addes in ACS, would it not be great if we could upd...
17 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 0 Submitted

ACS - RSS, please add the option to include more default comments when retrieving DDL.

Please provide a feature that would allow generated DDL to have one or more templates that can be included when DDL is generated. Currently, the following comments are included. They do not provide enough useful information. -- Generate SQL -- Ver...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Add other various MERGE examples to ACS "Insert from examples" DML

In DML category of IBM i ACS, there is an example of a MERGE SQL statement but it is of the most simple kind. Please add more complex examples where you demonstrate several examples, of insert, update and delete. Also, if other ideas under future ...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS - Run SQL Script - is there a way to have it retain the last folder used?

TS015526296 I use Run SQL Scripts many times a day.I either need to open a new script or save a script to the IFS across multiple LPARs/systems.Every time, I save the script, I need to navigate my way from my home folder (/home/developer) to the f...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration