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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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Add command-line options for running Data Transfers in BAT files or add Edit option in context menu of DTFX/DTTX files

Our users have used Data Transfer for many years. They have used BAT files to run requests that belong together. With IBM i Access for Windows and its predecessors, these have run uninterrupted - the Data Transfer GUI did not appear, and there was...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under consideration

Add Support For Editing Records Natively in Access Client Solutions (ACS) Using the Schema (db2) Function

When using the new Access Client Solutions (ACS) software, we can view physical file (database) records by using the Schema function and browsing through the respective Libraries and Tables. However, there is currently no support to natively edit ...
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under 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...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

"Block indentation by parentheses" in SQL formatter

With the more use of CTE, complex views, stored procedures and function - SQL formatting are getting more and more focus. SQL can have quite convoluted structures with many components having parameter or lists defined within parentheses. Think of ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Rename session in iACS

Provide the ability to rename a display or printer session in iACS session manager. Rename function should be available on the edit menu and right click popup menu. Use Case: When users copy & modify display & printer sessions in iACS sess...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Fixed 5250 emulation copy and paste input buffer behavior

When a long string is copied and pasted from ACS, it does not correctly occupy the input field proposed by the system but resumes from the next line in the same column as the initial input. See attached example
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists