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IBM i Access Family

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Copy/Paste signon to IBM i

Our company uses IBM i for our production reporting. However on the newest version (1.1.6.0) which is java based there is no longer the option to copy and paste by right clicking with the mouse in the user nor password field whereas the old iSerie...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Mark more than one node for "Highlight Expensive Icon"

Give an option or something that allows for marking nodes that are relatively close together in terms used to identify the most expensive node. I would prefer top 5/10/etc or a percentage selection. Use Case: Run the visual explain in Run SQL Scri...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Integrate IBM I Access 5250 with Mac Touch Bar

We are running IBM I Access Client Solutions v 1.1.6.1 build 6431 on some MacBook Pro 2016 with touch bars. We would expect to the able to add the application to the shortcut definitions for the OS to display the function keys in the touch bar. De...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

PDF name in 'Printer Output' option

System: 5733XJ1 - IBM i Access Client SolutionsWe use 'Printer Output' option to download Spool Files into PDF format. At present the downloaded PDF name is automated. It will be nice if user can able to define the PDF name. We would like to inclu...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

RUNRMTCMD equivalent command for IBM i Access Client Solutions.

RUNRMTCMD was available in IBM i Access for Windows (iAWin) but not in IBM i Access Client Solutions (i ACS). Up until Service Pack (SP) SI57907, when RUNRMTCMD is issued, the desktop application would launch and user is able to view the applicati...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions - Log on using Windows userId and password

In Client Access we had the possibility to tell it that it should use Windows userId and passwordto log on the as/400. This is not possible in Access Client Solutions (ACS). The first time you start ACS you are prompted for both userId and passwor...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Microsoft Entity Framework 6.x support for IBM i DB2

Please insert support for Microsoft Entity Framework (EF) 6.x in your latest IBM i OS's. The existing ADO.NET Data Provider shipped with IBM Access Client Solutions doesn't support any EF at all and with this you ignore Millions of .Net Developers...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS - Please add menu option in Win 10

When installing ACS on Win 10 it does not create a menu option like previous versions. The is a problem as users will periodically delete the icons on the screen and they can then not start ACS. We need the menu option to allow users to access ACS...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Different Systems grouped in Taskbar ACS

Hi, we want to seperate our different Machines in different symbols in the Taskbar in Windows 10. We have 3 symbols, one for the Austrian System, a second one for the Hungarian System and the third for our testing machine. When i click the first s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

add support for additional DB drivers

we would like to have support for additional db drives in "run SQL scripts" module of IBM i Client Access solutionsthe support could be added by either referring to system installed DB drivers (like the old method used in IBM i Access for Windows ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration