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IBM i Access Family

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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...
over 3 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

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

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 Printer Output add an option to specify a different encoding when downloading as text (.txt).

Access for Windows downloads spool files in different encoding than ACS. ACS only produces UTF-8 Use Case: Download spool file reports for relay to vendor. Vendor does not support UTF-8 with current interface.
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Future consideration

Allow use of full screen width by ,Dynamic scaling HTML5 enhancement to the Access for Web and Mobile Access for the 5250

It would be more user friendly if the iamobile 5250 emulator app dynamically used the full screen width on newer IPADS. Currently it only uses about 2/3 of the screen. Use Case: Our executives need to able to access our iseries quickly , without h...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Background color per connection

Most ACS applications (Ifs, Sql script, Spool) are neutral in color, having the ability to identify them by a background color linked to individual connections would help when there are many open at the same time. Use Case: n/d
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS Run SQL multiple Systems in one window separated by tabs

Currently, in ACS in order to run SQL statements on multiple systems you need to open each System in a separate window. I would really like to have the possibility to group those systems into one window separated by Tabs.
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration