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IBM i Access Family

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ACS includes the "No Conversion" option

ACS currently no longer has the "No Conversion" option, there are many users who use this type of data to upload information to third-party software
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Customize columns in Schema > Libraries > Tables > Definition

the columns present in the current view are fixed it would be very useful to be able to configure: - The list and position of the columns - Add missing columns such as extended comments
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Integrated File System option in ACS keeps asking for password for multiple operation

If ACS is set to ask for user and password each app opening (say to open different IFS ACS windows using different users), it keeps asking for password even for EACH sub-operation, like "download". Recreate: open ACS IFS using ask for user and pas...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

In Printer Output in ACS, please add *ALL to the filter functions.

We have many jobs with the same job name and user. When using the filter option, using the Job information section, please allow *ALL in the user and number boxes. Thank you. Darryl Freinkel.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

iAccess SQL when saving results give the result the name of the SQL script instead of Untitled

At first extra typing and second to have the results the same name as the script.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Prove an option on ACS RUNSQL Scripts output to avoid hex-view of columns with CCSID 65535

When viewing results with ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if a column's CCSID attribute is binary or "FOR BIT DATA" or CCSID 65535, then the resulting data is "unfolded" (shown as hexadecimal). I would like an option to turn that off. While this capability to...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add printing paper size - US Standard Fanfold in Win10 ACS 5250 print session

Out clients need to print paper size - US Standard Fanfold in operation. But this size option is missing in Windows 10 ACS 5250 print session. We have done lots of testing based on IBM supporting team, found out our driver has no issue with all ot...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Double-click on column name in result, inserts that name at cursor position in editor

In ACS -> Run SQL script: Today we have context assistance by pressing F4 to build up SQL statements - and it works nice. However it is not always practical for complicated statements ( stored procedures, UDTF etc.) So an alternative and more m...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

I Access Client solutions printer session - Print multiple copies

Currently, there is no way to have the printer sessions print more than one copy. On Windows 10, the printer session even ignores printer settings on the numbers of copies to print on all print jobs. So, there isn't even a way to force multiple co...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS printoutup plugin: View/modify Properties

In old iseries Navigator was possible view/modify properties from each spool files. So, you could modify , for example, which pages to print. That, with de plugin SPLF from ACS is not available. Now, the only way is using the web Navigator for i a...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration