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IBM i Access Family

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Add checkbox for "replace" when saving newly updated example

if I update an "example" i previously created, I cannot save as a new example since it already exists. A replace check box would allow us to save an updated copy. i currently have to use <file><open> the example and then edit and resav...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Access Client Solution - /PLUGIN/cldownload option to use Field column description text instead of column heading text

with column heading you get a lot of spaces between the words which you wouldn't get from field text description The results of using column heading looks like this:- Cust address reserve 5 instead of Cust address reserve 5
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Fixed 5250 emulation copy and paste input buffer behavior

When a long string is copied and pasted from ACS, it does not correctly occupy the input field proposed by the system but resumes from the next line in the same column as the initial input. See attached example
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

ACS: Option to show description next to System

When we add a new system most of us use the IP address, not the FQDN or hostname on our DNS or hosts table, and the real system name is on the description. It would be great to have the option to show the description next to the system name to imp...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Functionality already exists

ODBC Driver for Alpine Linux

For creating docker containers, Alpine Linux is lightweight and secure. As we continue to modernize and containerize Node JS integration to the IBM i, this would be a great add to reduce container bloat.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

RSS Remember/reopen tabs

Hi, In addition to https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-1576 (auto saving RSS tabs) it would be great if RSS remembered which tabs were open and would reopen them when restarting RSS. In addition, unnamed tabs should also be stored...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

i access for web product 5722-XH2 using URL interfaces

in the database link you can create a new sql request (the http link is >>http://SYSTEM_IBMI:PORT/webaccess/iWADbRequests<<) but the output is not possibile in the xlsx format , but only in xls or csv or xml . So if you whant the expor...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS Printing Issue about Chinese UDC, Missing Paper Size and Printing Width

Issue: ACS is missing printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10. Based on the testing done with IBM supporting team, we believed it is not the issue about Windows or the Printer driver, since other applications such as Office Word can fin...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Integrated File System to include TEXT attribute

It would be nice to see the TEXT attribute beside directories and stream files. The TEXT attribute can be seen on the green-screen WRKLNK. While we try to name folders and files with meaningful names, it's not always possible. Vendors install fold...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS Data Transfer upload should allow *UPDADD

ACS Data Transfer "To IBM i" only allows add or replace. There's no way to update existing rows. This is a very common task, where data needs to inserted or updated if it already exists.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration