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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 19, 2018

Add IFS EDIT option like iNav has.

I would like to see the EDIT option put into the ACS software component for the IFS.
Currently it is in the iNav component. So it would be beneficial to see it in the ACS side component.

Use Case:

I have .TXT and .LOG files that I would like to Edit.
I can do it with iNav, but can't with ACS...IFS component.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Oct 10, 2018

    After further consideration, we have decided to decline this RFE at this time.

  • Guest
    Apr 19, 2018

    Would be nice if the editor was selectable rather than fixed.

    Along the functionality that the Open with... menu option provides in Windows.

  • Guest
    Feb 7, 2018

    IBM has received this requirement and is evaluating it. A response will be provided when evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Jan 30, 2018

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature. Although one can access IFS via iNav, the fuctionality is also needed in ACS. This is also easily done in RDi or via NetServer or other ways. Still, including as part of ACS is desirable, especially for smaller shops.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see

    Dawn May - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Jan 22, 2018

    Maybe when make a double click, or right click and on the context menu an open/edit, it should download it and directly open it with the standard programm. Like in FTP programms.

  • Guest
    Jan 19, 2018

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