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IBM i Access Family

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Shorten the time in RSS before the message "communication link failure. (Operation timed out)" is shown.

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions - Run SQL Scripts (RSS), I think nearly all of us did try to run an SQL request while the connection was lost due to the fact that the connection was lost with the system due to the operation time out.I hav...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Background color per connection

Most ACS applications (Ifs, Sql script, Spool) are neutral in color, having the ability to identify them by a background color linked to individual connections would help when there are many open at the same time. Use Case: n/d
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Include Form Type in Spool File Name

IBM ACS Client Solutionsin Register GeneralPrinter OutputOutput Spool Names in PDF Use Case: Please extend PDF Spool Output with Form Type
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Persistent cache for Run SQL Scripts

Presently Run SQL Scripts keeps a cache of tables and columns, but that cache isn't persistent. I does not cache SQL statements at all. A persistent cache would improve usability. Use Case: Content assist for tables and columns is very handy, but ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS - Add position-to on column of result set display

When viewing a result set in ACS Run SQL Scripts, it would be beneficial to be able to select a column, right click and specify a position to value, to advance to subsequent records, rather than scroll to the relevant value. Maybe could only happe...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS IFS Send function to include System ASP free space check

The ACS Ingrated File System - Send function creates a temporary QIFS* library in ASP1 under the covers as part of the send process. This is fine as long as the the IFS object(s) being sent are not larger than the spare space in ASP1. The size of ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS Schema Journal chain information missing

Currently ACS Schema journal/journalreceivers information is missing. In iNav the GUI did provide information if a journal had gaps in the journalreceiver chain. The command WRKJRNA and F15=Work with Receiver Directory does provide a number. This ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Add Form Type as a column to i ACS Printer Output

Form Type should be a column in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output tool. Use Case: Knowing Form Type is useful information when reviewing printer output. Form Type is available as a column in WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, Navigator for i.
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Rename file during download of spool file within ACS

Within IBM i Access Client Solutions the spool file download does not allow for naming the destination file. The ability to name the destination file to a name that is descriptive and meaningful for the end user without needing to rename it AFTER ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Allow the Delete Key to function in iACS Printer Output Listing

In ACS when you select a group of spool files to delete you must right mouse click and then select delete. It would be great to have the Delete Key trigger the delete. Use Case: Many of the applications we work with every day enable the delete key...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration