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IBM i Access Family

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Text highlighting in ACS 5250 Emulator

It would be great to have an option in ACS to highlight a specific string if it appears anywhere on the screen. Something like CTRL-F (find) feature in Chrome. Use Case: When scrolling through many screens of data in the ACS 5250 emulator and look...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

IBM i ACS Integrated File System to include TEXT attribute

It would be nice to see the TEXT attribute beside directories and stream files. The TEXT attribute can be seen on the green-screen WRKLNK. While we try to name folders and files with meaningful names, it's not always possible. Vendors install fold...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

Faster option to change JDBC configuration

Possibility to switch from one JDBC configuration to another faster, without having to go through the current menus: more direct menus Use Case: To test the effects of different JDBC configurations on SQL queries
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Not under consideration

Add an (optional) active query runtime counter.

Add an (optional) active query runtime counter. Use Case: There are times when I have long-running queries that I think should be finished at a certain time but are not. Without a counter of my own, I don't know how much real-time effort has passed.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

ACS IFS add "upload from" location in preferences

Currently the Integrated file System preferences allow you to specify a "Download location". I would like to have an "Upload location" added there as well.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - Ability to change font size on scratch pad

It would be great to be able to change the font size on the scratch pad window in Access Client Solutions. We have many users that use the scratch pad extensively but some complain that the font is too small and it's difficult to read the scratch ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Need enhancement on the new ACS 1.1.8.8 - there are some character that are not being displayed correctly

Both the reverse block (box) character and the ? are substitution characters when there isn't a matching character in the code page for the data stream. So, from a functional perspective the substitution characters have no meaning and should be ig...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future consideration

ACS Enhancement

Would it be possible to add to the 5250 screen under Action dropdown the ability to access the DCM once it has been changed by editing the LPAR(s) under the tab Hardware Management Interface and selecting Digital Certificate Manager? Use Case: the...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration

ACS - Consuming high memory in Citrix

Our Citrix users workstation were recently upgraded from IBM i Access for Windows to Access Client Solutions. And we observed that ACS was consuming high amount of memory. Citrix team already tried this document found in IBM portal (https://www.ib...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Future consideration

Set Wide Screen Mode (27x132) as the Default Option or (preferrably) the only option for ACS 5250 Configuration

When end-users setup their devices they don't have 20 to 40 years experience with *DS3 and *DS4 mode. They're not sure what 27x132 means. Since is it 2022 and not 1982, it would be better to default to 27x132 for ACS 5250 Display Configurations. I...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration