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IBM i Access Family

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Add shortcut buttons/menu options

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) 5250 emulation I am able to switch to almost every other option of ACS using the Actions menu oprion. I am also able to add action buttons to the icons menu bar. The options I am using the most freque...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Ask to copy SSH key to server, if found

When using the OpenSourcePackageManagement module in ACS, we have the option to use an SSH key to connect. It appears if ACS finds a SSH key it will autofill the key as a default option. However, unless that key has been set on the server, it will...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS - Consuming high memory in Citrix

Our Citrix users workstation were recently upgraded from IBM i Access for Windows to Access Client Solutions. And we observed that ACS was consuming high amount of memory. Citrix team already tried this document found in IBM portal (https://www.ib...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Allow copy to clipboard on all ACS dialogs

All ACS dialogs should provide the ability to mark text and copy to the clipboard Use Case: When an ACS error is display, you have the option to generate the service log. Which displays MSGGEN002 - The request completed normally - followed by the ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Future consideration

Add line wrapping to ACS Run SQL Scripts CL Prompting

When using Run SQL Scripts to create a CL Command, please add the option to format a CL command in a way that wraps the text and makes it easier to read. This would be especially useful when using the RSS CL Prompt (F4) function to construct the v...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Enhance iACS Printer Output filter options

i ACS allows only two configurations for Printer Output com.ibm.iaccess.splf.FilterRestricted=true which disables the Filter and restricts the user to looking at spool files generated by the user Otherwise, the user has access to all spool files, ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Copy Records in ACS

It whould be very cool, if we could copy record from a file in schema-view in ACS. So, when you click right on an existing record, we want so choose "copy". Then a new window should open and shows all the existing columns in die file, filled with...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS Spool File Download Indicator

In the ACS Printer Output dialogue, add the option to show that a spool file download has been triggered. Use Case: The default view of this interface does not show when a spool file download has been initiated. This is more noticeable on slower c...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Add minify support to SQL formatter.

Add minify support to SQL formatter. Use Case: Please see web tool http://poorsql.com/, for an idea of what I mean.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Run/Check syntax and Formater should complain about same issues.

Run/Check syntax and Formater should complain about same issues. This section of code is flagged differently by RUn/Check Syntax than by Formatter. Use Case: This statement runs but fails the formatter.values case 'B' when'B'then-1 else 1 end This...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration