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IBM i Access Family

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Access Client Solutions missing Windows program group shortcut

I'm submitting on behalf of customer's request.Customer questioned the Access Client Solutions shortcut not appearing in the list of programs on the Start Menu under “I” for IBM or within the "Add/Remove program" in Windows Control Panel. Use Case...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Display button by 5250 java

Hello, is it not possible to tranform a PSHBTNFLD from a 5250 screen by a real BUTTON aspect in a screen 5250 when we use IBM i access Client Solutions.The button is actually transform as a simply box. There is no relief. It not looks like a butto...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Enable Ctrl (and other) keys to repeat

This is for ACS - Accessw Client Solutions. I would like to be able to have the Ctrl key be a repeatable key. Its' location is similar to the NewLine key from the 5250 terminal family and is commonly mapped to perform that function. Use Case: Keyb...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Request for improvement of space padding when transferring data in UTF16LE

Please refer to AAA.jpg for the data on the host side. If you specify text format (UTF16LE) when transferring this data and receive it, the number of blank characters in the received text will change. (See AAA_UTF16LE.txt) This phenomenon does not...
23 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Provide an option to prevent ACS Run SQL Scripts from advancing to the next statement whenever a statement is executed

When you execute a query in the Run SQL Scripts tool (Ctrl-R or Run Selected) the next query in the window is automatically selected/highlighted after the executed query completes. When working with long complex queries, the automatic advancement/...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

Run SQL Scripts Db2 connections

It would be nice if the IBM i ACS Run SQL Scripts tool can also be used to connect to a Db2 LUW database by simply specifying a different driver. There would be no need to use a different client. DB admins would benefit from this .
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Provide for passing of variables to CL commands.

There is a huge need to be able to pass variables to CL commands in a SQL script in RSS. This is the statements in error: CL:DPOBJLIB/FLT855KTST ORDER(oprutllib.MacPac_SO); CL:DPOBJLIB/FLT855KTST ORDER( 659239 ); -- generate a spreadsheeet I am un...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

When creating printer session in ACS have iASP as an option.

Having the iASP in the writer job when session is started via ACS allows reports with overlays in iASP to print using the overlay.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Data transfer should use type GRAPHIC instead of CHAR

We are using the "Data transfer" tool in IBM i Access Client Solutions to import data from Excel. In the dialogue "Create IBM i Database File" we use the "Start Scan" Button to determine the data layout of the spreadsheet which should be imported....
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Planned for future release

ACS - add LOCATE function to scan existing *.SQL files for text entry

Within ACS, you have Content Assist and Examples. Please consider adding a way to search your folder(s) of saved *.SQL files for a specific text value, such as MERGE, LIBRARYNAME, or FILENAME. This would enable developers to quickly open a saved s...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration