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IBM i Access Family

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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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under 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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 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

Enhance iACS Printer Output filter options

i ACS allows only two configurations for Printer Output 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

Add customization in ACS print screen settings

We would like to see the ACS client Print Screen settings to have the option to select fonts, manipulate fonts (bold, underline, etc), and set LPI and CPI, like was available in Client Access for Windows.Ideally, I would like to see 2 options: 1) ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

SQL Syntax highlighting and intellisense in ACS in stored procedure text window

When viewing the "Routine Body" of a stored procedure within ACS it will show the stored procedure text. However it is missing all the syntax highlighting and intellisense. Use Case: Faster development, easier parsing of the code rather than copyi...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Consolidate ACS 5250 Display and TAB Preferences into one Tabbed Dialog

Currently we have: Edit->Preferences -> Tab SetupEdit->Preferences -> Appearance->Tab Appearance The first changes the Active Tab propertiesThe second changes the inactive Tab propertiesPlease place them on the same dialog and use t...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under 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

Allow reply to messages in print output in ACS

For ACS please add the capability of replying to any messages in the print output. In IBM i Access for Windows, you could use the item "reply". Currently, this can be done only in IBM Navigator for i. Use Case: Item from a personal wish list
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration