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IBM i Access Family

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Journal Viewer-View Data Details-Add Prev/Next buttons

I'd like a Previous and Next button on the Journal Viewr...View Data Details window so I can roll thru the entries one after another and follow the trail of the entries and not have to right click on each one. Use Case: I am needing to look at the...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

ACS RSS Allow for overwrite cursor.

The SQL editor needs to allow for overwriting characters. Use Case: Attempt to change a single character many times on many lines of SQL code. YOu are forced to insert your new character then delete the unwanted character.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

ACS RSS Content Assist window needs to be more persistent.

CA window needs to be more persistent. There are times (mostly when remote working) that the DB proposals take far too long to present but if I go to another app the CA window id dismissed and I have to start all over again. Please make it more pe...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IFS file download dialog needs to allow for canceling the process.

IFS file download dialog needs a allow for canceling the process. If the dialog is dismissed the download keeps going. The download keeps going until you completely close out of the ACSBUNDLE stack. Use Case: Download many files, when the download...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS add plugin for "<help><about>" to get version information

the acsbundle.jar file is non-specific for version information. there should be a way to show the version information to a terminal window. Use Case: from IBM i command line, where no GUI exists, or PC/MAC/LINUX command line need to be able to get...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ODBC 1371E support

ODBCPlease enable the App Packages for Windows / Linux / Mac / PASE that provides ODBC to support full 1371E with Unicode surrogates.https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-i-access-client-solutions Use Case: ODBCPlease enable the App Packages for W...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Allow for delete of *JRNRCV in schema with option *IGNEXITPGM

The command DLTJRNRCV has the options: *IGNINQMSG , *IGNEXITPGM and*IGNTGTRCV which you can specify when you are deleting journals. ACS => Schemas => deleting *JRNRCV does not have all these options. Use Case: Customers have problems with th...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS: Add SSL/TLS support for Linux ODBC connections

The iACS ODBC driver for Linux does not support SSL/TLS connections. Please add SSL/TLS support to match the Windows version. Use Case: Encrypting connections to our IBM i partitions from Linux servers that use ODBC to connect to the database.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

Add session or profile name to signon to IBM i window title

It would be useful if there was a way to tailor or add the session/profile name to the window title of the 'Signon to IBM i' prompt window. When using a password manager such as KeePass to manage passwords, such a product would need to distinguish...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Delivered

Bulk insert into Run SQL Scripts

Allow bulk insert of rows into a Run SQL Scripts result set, such as copy-and-paste from Excel (capability that MS SQL offers). Use Case: It's a frequent occurrence that users have spreadsheets of data they need to copy into Db2 tables. They would...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered