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IBM i Access Family

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Add customization in ACS print screen settings

We would like to see the ACS client Print Screen settings to have the option to select fonts, manipulate fonts (bold, underline, etc), and set LPI and CPI, like was available in Client Access for Windows.Ideally, I would like to see 2 options: 1) ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

iACS Run SQL Scripts - option to format numeric fields in the output with thousands place separators

I would like the ability to format numeric fields in the output with thousands place separators, for better readability. Ideally this would be able to be toggled from the results pane without having to rerun the query. Use Case: Improve readabilit...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

SQL scripts window to display optional watermark

Multiple SQL script windows can result in an incorrect selection and code being executed on the wrong system. The watermark functionality that exists on the ACS 5250 emulators would be ideal is applied to the SQL script windows. Use Case: When dea...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Add Network > Servers >TCP/IP servers to ACS

Add a new network section to ACS and add Network > Servers TCP/IP server Use Case: We would like to have the ability to start and stop TCP/IP servers without having to go into navigator for the web. This is one of the couple of features that we...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

ACS Schema Explorer - Database Diagraming support

Support database diagraming in Schema browser. Allow for creation, and reverse engineer from existing database. Reverse engineer should read all foreign key relationships and give you proper diagram. When editing a new diagram, or one generated fr...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions splash screen disappeared

I have installed Access Client Solutions version 1.1.8.7 in order to test it before it is rolled out in production. It looks like the splash screen has disapeared and I know for sure that this will cause our users toclick multiple times on the ico...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Add support for ARM based processors (Apple M2) using a Docker Linux container with the odbc driver

When developing locally in a linux docker container that uses the IBM i Access ODBC driver the application has to be emulated and uses QEMU by setting platform : linux/x86_64 in the docker-compose.yml file. The docker daemon memory has to be incre...
11 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Not under consideration

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component. Use Case: I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edi...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Not under consideration

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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Automatically display a PDF document on the screen after creating the PDF in an interactive 5250 session.

Due to environmental restrictions namely security, we cannot give the users in the plant access to the IFS to see and display PDF documents. What we need here and this is required for many reports, is to somehow open the PDF programmatically from ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration