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IBM i Access Family

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Add shortcut buttons/menu options

When using IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) 5250 emulation I am able to switch to almost every other option of ACS using the Actions menu oprion. I am also able to add action buttons to the icons menu bar. The options I am using the most freque...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future 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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Not under 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.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS: Option to show description next to System

When we add a new system most of us use the IP address, not the FQDN or hostname on our DNS or hosts table, and the real system name is on the description. It would be great to have the option to show the description next to the system name to imp...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Functionality already exists

ODBC Driver for Alpine Linux

For creating docker containers, Alpine Linux is lightweight and secure. As we continue to modernize and containerize Node JS integration to the IBM i, this would be a great add to reduce container bloat.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

RSS Remember/reopen tabs

Hi, In addition to https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-1576 (auto saving RSS tabs) it would be great if RSS remembered which tabs were open and would reopen them when restarting RSS. In addition, unnamed tabs should also be stored...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Add ability to change font/size in IBM i Access product

Some of us do are not so young anymore, and do not have the eyesight required to deal with tiny fonts. On the IBM i Access Client Solutions panel, the menu options (File, Edit, View, Actions, etc.) and their drop-down items are in a nicely sized f...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Submitted

iAccess SQL when saving results give the result the name of the SQL script instead of Untitled

At first extra typing and second to have the results the same name as the script.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

i access for web product 5722-XH2 using URL interfaces

in the database link you can create a new sql request (the http link is >>http://SYSTEM_IBMI:PORT/webaccess/iWADbRequests<<) but the output is not possibile in the xlsx format , but only in xls or csv or xml . So if you whant the expor...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Prove an option on ACS RUNSQL Scripts output to avoid hex-view of columns with CCSID 65535

When viewing results with ACS RUNSQL Scripts, if a column's CCSID attribute is binary or "FOR BIT DATA" or CCSID 65535, then the resulting data is "unfolded" (shown as hexadecimal). I would like an option to turn that off. While this capability to...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration