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Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating

Allow use of other ACS Tabbed 5250 sessions whilst another is Authenticating. See attached screenshot for example. At the moment, if in tabbed mode, ALL tabbed sessions are locked and can not be used whilst the "Signon in Progress" dialogue displa...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

iACS-IFS: When changing attribute allow checkbox to do all in the tree

I have a directory with numerous subdirectories and files in those subdirectories. I am trying to delete it but it errored out that some files/directories are flagged as read only.There is no way by using this tool to have it do all files in the s...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS - make panel colors configurable

When using different colors on desktop (like dark mode or dark themes in Linux desktops like Ubuntu) panels become hardly, to nearly un-readable. Please add options to configure colors used in panels.See attached doc for screenshot samples. Use Ca...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future consideration

RUNRMTCMD equivalent command for IBM i Access Client Solutions.

RUNRMTCMD was available in IBM i Access for Windows (iAWin) but not in IBM i Access Client Solutions (i ACS). Up until Service Pack (SP) SI57907, when RUNRMTCMD is issued, the desktop application would launch and user is able to view the applicati...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under 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.
about 1 year 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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

IBM Access Client Solutions to Download a Spool File (Funktion WRKSPLF > PDF File) works correctly only with latin1 language

The i user has a SPLF in the OUTQ and wants to process it as a PDF file. IBM ACS offers the possibility with the function WRKSPL > PDF this works error free if the used character set page belongs to the font family Latin 1 (1252 - Windows Weste...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Support 5250 emulator for mobile device.

The only IBM 5250 emulator that worked on mobile devices (iPhone and Android) was 5250 applet which was a part of IBM access for Web (5770-XH2). As the IBM access for Web had been discontinued since IBM i 7.5, there are no alternative 5250 emulato...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add dialog to ACS for displaying "in use" information of stream files stored in the IFS

Include the "in use" dialog into ACS and do not launch the "IBM Navigator for i" web application for displaying the locks of a given IFS stream file. Today "IBM Navigator for i" is launched to display the locks of an IFS stream file following thes...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

Add filter options to match selection options of WRKSPLF

The filters in ACS Printer Output do not include several conditions that can be set using WRKSPLF. These include, in order of my priority and use, spooled file, and then form type. Print device is probably already handled by specifying OUTQ, and A...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Future consideration