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IBM i Access Family

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ACS Printer Output Favorites

Daily operations on the IBM i require our staff to move/delete/download spool files filtered on several output queues, Userdata and Job Information. Many of these filters are the same every day and it is very time consuming to change the informati...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Future 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...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration

ACS 5250 Screen History enhancement: Include timestamp above/below image

Currently on version Please enhance to include Windows timestamp data with each screen shot. When using "Save screens as images" function, allow user to select either or both of the following options:1) prefix the image file name with time...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Modernization Education Consulting on IBM i

Maintaining existing examples in the RUN SQL Script facility. Currently it is only possible to save new examples, but not to remvove or rework existing examples. Use Case: Using existing examples and adding new examples to the existing one, makes ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

Add option to open spooled files in AFP Viewer in IBM i Access Client Solutions Printer Output

It is difficult, if not impossible, to view *IPDS type spooled files in AFP Viewer using Navigator for i with the latest browsers. IBM used to provide a version of the AFP Viewer with IBM i Access for Windows and this is the Viewer that was used t...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Import source code preserving SRCDTA and SRCSEQ

Please add the ability to import source code from PC's or the IFS where the 3 source member fields are not separated by a comma or *TAB. Use Case: I have source code that I exported on another system to a thumb drive using RDi. When I tried to imp...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Drag and drop from PC to IFS

Please allow drag and drop of files from PC to IFS. Use Case: Drag a file from a PC to the IFS instead of using the current upload option.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Future consideration

Make Remote Journaling visible on the source too

To my knowledge the remote journal config is only made visible in IBM i Access Client Solution Schemas on the target side by the added tab "Remote" on the journal Receiver.On the source side I have not yet found anything telling me that Remote jou...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future 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
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 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...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration