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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM i Access Family

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ACS - Run SQL Scripts - Allow for viewing of column data type and column comments in results window

When you run a select * from table command in Run SQL Scripts it will output the raw data and columns. Many more advanced SQL editors show you the following additional data: 1. Column data type (both by hovering over column) and below the column (...
over 6 years 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 Schema Explorer - Database Diagraming support

Support database diagraming in Schema browser. Allow for creation, and reverse engineer from existing database. Reverse engineer should read all foreign key relationships and give you proper diagram. When editing a new diagram, or one generated fr...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Browser - Support viewing journal entries and managing journals on files

Bring back Journal viewing and editing functionality previously found in IBM i Navigator to the ACS Schemas Browser that was ported from IBM i Navigator to ACS. Additionally, add the ability to script the human readable data to excel or CSV, or as...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SQL Syntax highlighting and intellisense in ACS in stored procedure text window

When viewing the "Routine Body" of a stored procedure within ACS it will show the stored procedure text. However it is missing all the syntax highlighting and intellisense. Use Case: Faster development, easier parsing of the code rather than copyi...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS - Print Output - Send per Mail

A nice to have function would be to right click on an spool file and select send per mail. This would open the standard mail client with the spool file as pdf as an attachment. Use Case: see description.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Print size Hard Copy AS400 A5 instead of A4

Since using the new Java i Access Client, users are reporting that the hardcopy prints the page as A5 instead of A4. In the old version you could print with the standard settings without margins. Thank you Use Case: We are deploying Windows 10 at ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Custom screen size

Provide an option for custom screen size.Example:Colum: 25Row: 25 Use Case: Using ACS over VNC with small devices like mobilphones.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts Tab Key no longer works

Downloaded the new IBM i Access Client Solutions Version 1.1.7.1 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 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS Monochrome

I wish to see Access Client Solutions (ACS) to have an option to display 5250 as monochrome instead of colors. Make reversed colors into black background and white font. Simlar to monochrome twinax monitor of old days. High Contrast would be appre...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration