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ACS Schema - allow view objects across all libraries in list

There are times when I need to know if a database object is in more than one schema. Today, I have to run specific queries using the system catalogs. I would like to be able to have the same fitering views for all schemas as there are for individu...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS RSS make CL prompting act more like CL prompting in SEU/RDi

CL prompting in SEU or RDi allows me to apply the default value and keep it in the code so that I can know what value is being used. When prompting in ACS RSS and keying in the default value, the tool removes the keywords that have the same value ...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS - Run SQL Scripts disable "insert from examples" for selected users

We have been using Access Client Solutions for several years. Mainly the 5250 sessions are used by our users, but there are also selected power users who are authorized to use the function "Run SQL Scripts".For this users it is also possible to us...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

iACS emulation - Enhance character codepage for non-printable character and allow for substitution

This is a request to enhance the character code page/table for non-printable characters in the 5250 emulator. Character code page should follow GS1 General Specifications standards for these characters and allow for substitution to a readable char...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

PSHBTNFLD work like hotspot

In the emulator in Access Client Solutions, you can specify hotspots which render as actual 3D buttons. This is great. Ironically, a PSHBTNFLD (Push _Button_ Field) does NOT render in the emulation as a 3D button. It would be nice to have a PSHBTN...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS library list

JDBC Config needs some way to identify the library list being used by the app. If we choose "Use library list of server job" can the screen show that list so we will know what it consists of? If we don't want that list can there be some indicator ...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

ACS 5250 Screen History Archive enhancement: include /PLUGIN to convert images to folder

Screenshots are an important part of audit evidence and defense for internal and compliance audits, as well as step by step procedural trainingThe ability to export images from screen history archive is already a very useful tool for supporting th...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Import source code preserving SRCDTA and SRCSEQ

Please add the ability to import source code from PC's or the IFS where the 3 source member fields are not separated by a comma or *TAB. Use Case: I have source code that I exported on another system to a thumb drive using RDi. When I tried to imp...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Custom separator for csv output in Data Transfer

Provide an option to specify a custom field separator when outputting to csv in data transfer. The "standard" ones provided by Excel for example would be a good base : semi-colon, tab, colon.Or leave it to the user to input the one he wants. Use C...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Make ACS RUNSQL SCRIPTS Open Source/Mbr Respect SRCFILE RCDLEN

In IBM ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if you open a host Source File member, if that source member exceeds 80 bytes, then ACS "wrecks" the source code--potentially making it usable. This request is to have ACS retrieve the source file's record length, and be...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration