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IBM i Access Family

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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 ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS 5250 emulator crashes on Mac in dark mode

After upgrading to MacOS Catalina I switched to the dark mode. After that I was unable to start any 5250 session. I got the message "Invalid session profile". Switching back to normal mode solved the problem.Logging:2019/10/24 9:19:15.292 #36 SEVE...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

I want to widen the printing width of ACS

English translation of original text:The print results of ACS's Java print service appear to be clogged with lines compared to the print results of iAW.According to our survey, we received similar inquiries from multiple customers, but no correcti...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

Solution to input Chinese character in Win 10 to Power System I

Due to the limitation of IBM emulator as Client Access (PC, i Access for Web, ACS) running in Win 10 (which provide only Unicode Chinese Input Method), we cannot input those chinese character that contains more than 2 bytes through those Client Ac...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions - Config Output

Please consider functionality of downloading IACS System Configuration fields to Excel spreadsheet. Use Case: Asset management of live LPARs and their corresponding hardware, software and HMC/FSM/IVM managed devices.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Request for default value of INHERIT_PARAMETERS of PDT file, made available at ACS1.1.8.0

For printing related parameters not sent from IBM i, Reference the parameter of the job printed just before without referring to the definition of PDT, I want the default behavior of INHERIT_PARAMETERS = YES. Use Case: Even if the customer shifts ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS printer session with PDT doesn't print ex-shift-jis code.

The printer session of ACS doesn't print the code that isn't include in Shift-JIS.But the printer session of iAW can print the above code. Use Case: Same as printer session of iAW.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

Add ability to quickly connect to server in ACS RSS

Today I am required to use a mouse to select the server I want to connect to IF i disconnect from the one I connected to when I started ACS RSS plugin. Please make a drop down as exists on the main ACS app or allow for buttons to be added to quick...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Thai language translation table

IBM i Access Client Solutions Data Transfer can't transfer Thai language file from iseries to PC. Use Case: Need Thai language data transfer table.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Automatically Present ACS Emulator Transform Services PDF Writer Output In Upright Position

We use the ACS emulator to host PDF print sessions for writing spool file reports to PDF. In Client Access the hosted writer would create PDFs which were automatically oriented to the upright position. (Whether printing Portrait or Landscape) Howe...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration