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IBM i Access Family

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Add "Map your database" to IBM i Access Client Solutions and/or IBM Navigator for i

In the deprecated System i Navigator you had this function "Map your database". It would print a graphical representation of your database. For example, if you had foreign key constraints between tables,like those common for:- Item Master to Item ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

i Access Client Version 1.1.7.1 and prior- display issue

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

IBM i ACS Task Pane Should be Customizeable

In the Java Version of ACS (Currently at v 1.1.7.0) the Task pains on the leftside of the main ACSLaunch window are not configurable nor are they moveable. This means they are laid out the way the last programmer who worked on it felt it was conve...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

STRPCCMD PAUSE(*NO) needs to work again

In IBM i Access (Client Access, PC5250) STRPCCMD PAUSE(*NO) used to work properly in that it would not pause and be input inhibited while a program is still running. That's what PAUSE(*YES) is for. Now PAUSE(*NO) works the same as PAUSE(*YES) when...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 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 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB)

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB) Use Case: Client Emulator DBSC Translate TableActor: Customer
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS, RSS create new action for commenting code mid line

When commenting code using the new fantastic short cut of CTRL+/ the RUN SQL Scripts comments out the entire line. GREAT. But it would make the tool even better to allow for a new action to comment out (double dash space) at the cursor. Use Case: ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Logout option in Sytem i Navigator

System i Navigator is a graphical user interface designed for windows which is used to access IBM i Lpars. Strange that we do not have any logout option in System i Navigator , which is a security breach. Kindly look into the issue and help fix it...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

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

Ability for Access Client Solutions to use Host Operating System Credentials to connect IBM i

Ability of IBM iClient Access solutions to use the credentials of the operating system of the PC, either Windows, Mac or Linux, to connect IBM i through 5250 emulation, as Client Access for Windows did. Use Case: Users can connect to different ser...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration