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IBM i Access Family

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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...
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS Copy Formatted SQL to Clipboard

SQL statements that are copied into the clipboard by Ctrl+C should preserve their formatting (color and font). The feature could be optional. Use Case: Write SQL code that you want to share with others or that is to be included in a document.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 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

ACS 5250 Screen History enhancement: Include timestamp above/below image

Currently on version Please enhance to include Windows timestamp data with each screen shot. When using "Save screens as images" function, allow user to select either or both of the following options:1) prefix the image file name with time...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

IFS 1MB View limitation

In ACS the IFS functionality allows you to view a file with the options "View" and "View...".When selecting one of these two, the size of the file you are able to view is limited to 1 MB.In the case you select a file for viewing which is larger, t...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS - Database Table Functions

Allow me to edit the contents of a table from the ACS Database context. I can View, Clear, Copy, Initialize and Reorganize Data but not Edit the content. Use Case: This option is heavily used by our database administrators in order to view and man...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Insert/delete rows in Run SQL Scripts

Run SQL Scripts needs the ability to insert and delete rows in a result set (similar to the existing ability to edit rows). Use Case: This would be used for data maintenance. Presently the only option available in Run SQL Scripts is to write indiv...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS check for updates when not fully connected to the Internet

In the absence of a full Internet connection, e.g. inside the corporate network, the ACS option to check for updates displays a message that no update is available, even though the update is actually available. The user may be misled because he or...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Allow prompt variables in Run SQL Scripts

Add prompt variables to queries that run in the Run SQL Scripts application. This would allow generic queries to be reused for specific results. The Run SQL Scripts application would need a mechanism for entering the substitution variable data whe...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Modernization Education Consulting on IBM i

Maintaining existing examples in the RUN SQL Script facility. Currently it is only possible to save new examples, but not to remvove or rework existing examples. Use Case: Using existing examples and adding new examples to the existing one, makes ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration