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IBM i Access Family

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Content Assist to slow in resolving fields

Simply put the resolution of potential field makes content assist almost unusable. I can usually find the field information faster by switching to an emulator session and looking up the fields faster than it comes back. This is mentioned in 146722...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS: Option to show description next to System

When we add a new system most of us use the IP address, not the FQDN or hostname on our DNS or hosts table, and the real system name is on the description. It would be great to have the option to show the description next to the system name to imp...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Functionality already exists

Save SQL Scripts results with Labels

Access Client Solutions- Run SQL Scripts will allow me to display the field names and the field labels in the results screen. But when I select the 'Save Results' option, the labels will not transfer into the saved document. Only the field names w...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS IFS Explorer - TreeSize-like functionality.

I can't seem to find a good and intuitive tool to get an overview of the IFS. It would be nice to able to look at eg. the root folder and see for each folder how many files/folders/bytes are in that folder.Something like TreeSize for Windows' expl...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

"Block indentation by parentheses" in SQL formatter

With the more use of CTE, complex views, stored procedures and function - SQL formatting are getting more and more focus. SQL can have quite convoluted structures with many components having parameter or lists defined within parentheses. Think of ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Rename session in iACS

Provide the ability to rename a display or printer session in iACS session manager. Rename function should be available on the edit menu and right click popup menu. Use Case: When users copy & modify display & printer sessions in iACS sess...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Dark Mode For Run SQL Scripts

I would like to be given a dark mode or the ability to control colors for Run SQL Scripts. Between the dark screen of the emulator and dark mode of RDI, it would be awesome to also have a dark theme for Run SQL Scripts. RDI gives the option to app...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Provide a Tile Session Window option in IBM ACS for IBM i

Provide a way to do a so called Tile arrangement of the 5250 session windows in ACS. Use Case: I support over a dozen remote Power systems with IBM i installed. Using ACS I open green-screens to those session and have an app open and running. I wa...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Requesting EHLLAPI support for 64bit Office

The EHLLAPI bridge for Access Client Solutions is not compatible with Microsoft Office 64 bit (see case reply from IBM) and I would like to request that it be made compatible. Use Case: Macro requires connectivity from VBA (Visual Basic for Applic...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Ability to download *IPDS spool files using ACS

Would like the ability to view / download spool files with *IPDS data stream using Access Client Solutions. This function was supported in the old IBM i Access for Windows. Use Case: Distribute spool files to customers
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration