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IBM i Access Family

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Prove an option on ACS RUNSQL Scripts output to avoid hex-view of columns with CCSID 65535

When viewing results with ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if a column's CCSID attribute is binary or "FOR BIT DATA" or CCSID 65535, then the resulting data is "unfolded" (shown as hexadecimal). I would like an option to turn that off. While this capability to...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Explorer - Stored Procedure editing has bugs

Create a basic SQL stored procedure that modifys data. Leave all default options. Hit OK and procedure should be generated. Now, go edit Stored procedure. Click "Specify SET OPTION statement". Click Modify. Change default schema to a different sch...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

ACS Run SQL Scripts add server connection language for scripts run through ACS RSS

Please provide script language feature to allow for connecting and disconnecting from a server named. Use Case: There are times when I write scripts that cause me to constantly perform a reconnect or connect to multiple servers. I know I can press...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Paste next function not working properly on IBM i ACS

Hi,I am using Java based version of IBM i ACS for 5250 sessions on Windows 7 PC. I am using SAVOBJ/RSTOBJ commands to backup/restore more than 15 (Say 26) objects using IBM i 5250 sessions. Only 25 objects are getting pasted on 5250 session when "...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Is a defect

creation of folder in IACS

Folders for Ibm Access Client Solutions Use Case: Would it be possible to create for Ibm Access Client Solution as for System i Navigator I some folders, this allowed to group the various connection by environment, instead of having all of the sys...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

i Access Client Version and prior- display issue

Display issue. See attachment for screenshots. Use Case: See attachment with screenshot for details.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Is a defect

Add copy or send function to ACS Printer Output

Please add copy or send options to ACS Printer Output. The original reports would need to stay in the Outque you are copying from. Use Case: This would allow us to move reports from one partition to another, particular if needed to store on an anc...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS Java Print doesn't work, with OpenJ9(java)

ACS can print a document with Oracle Java.But it can't print a document with Eclipse OpenJ9. Use Case: In the ACS, java print is supported. But install OpenJ9 instead of Oracle, java print doesn't work.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session. We have done lots of testing based on IBM supporting team, found out our driver has no issue with all ot...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS - Please add menu option in Win 10

When installing ACS on Win 10 it does not create a menu option like previous versions. The is a problem as users will periodically delete the icons on the screen and they can then not start ACS. We need the menu option to allow users to access ACS...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration