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IBM i Access Family

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Have CTRL-S remember last selections like CTRL-O does

Have CTRL-S remember last selections like CTRL-O does. If I want a different save destination, I can pick it from the menu or toolbar. Use Case: Open ACS - Run SQL Scripts, edit something, CTRL+S. You are asked what type of storage source (PC, IFS...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Future 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 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

ACS Run SQL Scripts - add a shortcut to open a new tab

In ACS Run SQL Scripts, th user can open multiple tabs. Please add a shortcut button in the form of a small '+' button placed after the last tab currently opened, that will open a new tab when clicked. Basically, the same solutions for opening new...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS - Add feature to run scripts from a HLL.

As part of modernization and as a replacement for RUNQRY, this change would be beneficial. The ACS team has been making some great stuff available. Taking that to the next step... I have a number of applications that would benefit from this featur...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

AIA Thailand got the problem Thai language on Data transfer on IBM iAccess Client solution.

Got the problem about the data transfer for Thai language - CCSID which cannot support non-Thai CCSID in database file so I ask you to offer the selection CCSID in IBM iAccess Client Solution. Refer to case no. TS014645564 and many customers in Th...
5 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Functionality already exists

iACS emulation - Enhance character codepage for non-printable character and allow for substitution

This is a request to enhance the character code page/table for non-printable characters in the 5250 emulator. Character code page should follow GS1 General Specifications standards for these characters and allow for substitution to a readable char...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

PSHBTNFLD work like hotspot

In the emulator in Access Client Solutions, you can specify hotspots which render as actual 3D buttons. This is great. Ironically, a PSHBTNFLD (Push _Button_ Field) does NOT render in the emulation as a 3D button. It would be nice to have a PSHBTN...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

In ACS on the command line when you run a transfer from IBM i to excel without a dtfx you can not specify the locale values such as date format or decimal point

Anybody using ACS and doing batch transfer of data. This is a basic setting in countries outside US and it is blocking larger adoption of this functionality.
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Not under 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
about 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Future consideration