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IBM i Access Family

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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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

double click iaccess and moubtn conflict

I use MOUBTN events. When a user clicks on an area where the event should be triggered, the "trim box" appears and doesn't always trigger the MOUBTN event thus causing the user to have to double click again after removing the trim box. I dont see ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

Run SQL Scripts Tab Key no longer works

Downloaded the new IBM i Access Client Solutions Version Build 7290 July 17, 2017 64-bit.(Excellent enhancements!) However I noticed the tab key no longer works in Run SQL Scripts. Pressing the tab key results in my cursor disappearing. Th...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS RunSQL decimal seperator

In ACS (run SQL) a SELECT from a table containing numeric fields displays the values different as in "Green Screen" sql.The difference is the decimal seperator. In Green-Screen it is a Comma (on german language systems) in ACS-Run SQL it is a peri...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Copy/Paste signon to IBM i

Our company uses IBM i for our production reporting. However on the newest version ( which is java based there is no longer the option to copy and paste by right clicking with the mouse in the user nor password field whereas the old iSerie...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Integrate IBM I Access 5250 with Mac Touch Bar

We are running IBM I Access Client Solutions v build 6431 on some MacBook Pro 2016 with touch bars. We would expect to the able to add the application to the shortcut definitions for the OS to display the function keys in the touch bar. De...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

RSS Messages Area - Need Copy/Paste formatted

I need the RSS message/log area window Ctrl-A... Copy... function to copy all text including formatting. It doesn't. I can't paste it into Notepad into a readable format like it is in the Messages/Log area window. Use Case: I need the messages are...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions Enhancements

I would like to see the New Tab preferences under the Edit, Preferences on the main menu. It is currently under the Edit, Preferences in the session manager area. Use Case: It would be easier to find if it was on the main menu.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Printing Problem

IBM様 大変お世話になっております。NN生命 佐々木です。 電話を掛けて頂きたいです。携帯:090-6652-3992 素人でも理解できる分かり易い回答を期待しています。 【質問】AS400のエミュレータ:ACS Ver1.1.8.0とVer1.1.8.1を使用し印刷テストを行っています。CA Ver6.1(Windows7使用)では問題なく印刷されます。解決策をご教示下さい。1.PDTを使用した場合、プリンターに外字は印刷されません。外字は、空白として印刷されます。ただし、LPIの機能...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 16 Not under consideration