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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 7, 2019

Solution to input Chinese character in Win 10 to Power System I

Due to the limitation of IBM emulator as Client Access (PC, i Access for Web, ACS) running in Win 10 (which provide only Unicode Chinese Input Method), we cannot input those chinese character that contains more than 2 bytes through those Client Access. It may take a long time for IBM to fix it.
Could you develop an Input Method running in Win10 but with Big-5 instead of Unicode as a short term solution ?

Use Case:

邦 - UTF-16, Hex 90 A6, it is fine
𡢄 - UTF-16, Hex D8 46 DC84 , problem

Currenly, data field in DB2 is defined in Big-5, if IBM develop an Input Method (Big-5) base on some current Input methods, so that we no need to change the anything, and just wait for IBM to handle Unicode (more than 2 bytes) fully in the near future

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Apr 9, 2019

    Thank you for submitting your Request For Enhancement. After evaluating your submission, the decision at this time is to not provide this support.

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2019

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - IBM i Access Family
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None