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IBM i Access Family

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Update XH2 to adapt to different screen sizes

Currently, Access for Web has 2 instance types. mobile and normal. Mobile is tailored for mobile devices (phones, tablets. etc), while the normal one is supposed to be used by normal browsers running a PCs.The problem lies in that the HTML/CSS com...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Visual explain in tree-grid form

It is great to have visual explain back in ACS. However, my customers complains that is is not easy to pin-point where the bottlenecks are in the graph. An alternative view would be appreciated where a tree-grid show the percentage of time in each...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Browser - Support viewing journal entries and managing journals on files

Bring back Journal viewing and editing functionality previously found in IBM i Navigator to the ACS Schemas Browser that was ported from IBM i Navigator to ACS. Additionally, add the ability to script the human readable data to excel or CSV, or as...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in )

I am asking You the implementation of IBMi Access data Transfer Component for EXCEL ( excel Add-in ) provided with the IBM I Access for Windows product ( CWBTFCAI.DLL ) and not present in the new IBMi Access Client Solution product.Almost all of o...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future 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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - Add position-to on column of result set display

When viewing a result set in ACS Run SQL Scripts, it would be beneficial to be able to select a column, right click and specify a position to value, to advance to subsequent records, rather than scroll to the relevant value. Maybe could only happe...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS Schema Journal chain information missing

Currently ACS Schema journal/journalreceivers information is missing. In iNav the GUI did provide information if a journal had gaps in the journalreceiver chain. The command WRKJRNA and F15=Work with Receiver Directory does provide a number. This ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Update ACS .NET (IBM.DATA.DB2.iSeries) driver to support .NET Core

It IBM.Data.DB2.iSeries (when is the last time IBM called it the "iSeries") driver hasn't been updated since 7. 1. It still only supports .NET 2.0 which was released in 2005 and support ended in 2011. IBM charges big bucks for software maintenance...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under consideration

ACS Spool File Download Indicator

In the ACS Printer Output dialogue, add the option to show that a spool file download has been triggered. Use Case: The default view of this interface does not show when a spool file download has been initiated. This is more noticeable on slower c...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration