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IBM i Access Family

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iSeries ACS Run SQL Scripts - SQL SELECT - locking file

Running SQL SELECTs in ACS "Run SQL Scripts" on the iSeries leaves locks on physical files which prevent the CL command CLRPFM from running over the file. Old fashioned RPG programs never lock files when reading from them or writing to them and on...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Delivered

Shortcut Key: Toggle Between RSS Panel And Results Set

In Access Client Solutions - Run SQL Scripts please add easy way to move cursor between the editing pane and the results. Thanks. Use Case: Frequently when I am reviewing results and then return to editing pane by clicking the mouse, I place the c...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS - Add generate SQL for Columns selected in View

In ACS, a recent enhancement allowed user to modify the Columns being viewed for a result set. The View Columns panel enables you to select/omit columns and reorder them. Please add the ability to return/generate a window of SQL code that reflects...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Download .MBR files doesn't convert to ASCII

When using "Integrated File system" program and I download a member file from /QSYS.LIB/AWPDEV.LIB/qrpglesrc.file, the resulting file isn't in ASCII and is unreadable. If I try to view the file it crashes the entire Client Solutions program and no...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Delivered

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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered

ACS - clear keyboard buffer when showing RSS results

When the result of a SQL statement in Run SQL Script is shown, the keyboard buffer is not cleared and the result window will pickup the next keystroke in the buffer. This is very annoying when the next keystroke is F5 - especially when the SQL sta...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Add extra Keywords &SYSNAME and &SYSDESC to Watermark Options

Currently the Watermark function you can use keywords : &COMPNComputer name&HOST - Host name defined within the emulator session.&ID - Current session ID.&NAME - Current session name.&USERN - User name that started the JVM. It ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Run SQL Scripts formatter semicolon moves to commented line

When using the SQL formatter on a section ending with a semicolon and the last line before it is a comment, it moves the semicolon to the end of the comment. It did not do this in version prior to Version: 1.1.8.4. I normally place the semicolon a...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

ACS - Warning should be given to the user logging in if CAPS LOCK is activated

If CAPS LOCK is activated I would like to have a warning in the window where you give the user ID and password just like it is done in Windows. I assume that it is not possible in the 5250 screen but at least the small GUI window should do it. Use...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

ACS - Check For Updates - Add from Network server directory

Problem description:150+ lpars, 10,000's of users, no user has a profile on every system except admins. So I can't utilize the Check for Updates on ACS option configured to 1 IBM i location. It requires a login. We need a different solution. Like ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered