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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 27, 2020

1371E support

The ACS emulator updated its 1371 host code page support to the 2016 versions of the mapping's in November 2017.
This support uses the compatibility CJK ideographs and does not support the characters in plane 2 as no surrogates are supported by the ACS emulator.

Use Case:

Some parts of ACS (Data transfer download / upload and RSS) use Java toolbox and so they all have the same level of 1371E support as Java toolbox support was updated in 2018 so include the 2016 version of 1371E. But for the ACS function that does not use Java, it will need to enable the Unicode surrogate in 1371E for ACS emulator.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Apr 5, 2024
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). The ACS emulator currently only supports characters in the basic multilingual plane and does not support surrogates. Since we cannot deliver your requested enhancement in the near future, it is being declined.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Feb 23, 2021

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a high priority requirement that is important to be addressed. Although this affects a small number of clients, it is a gap with no work-around for that set of clients.

    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

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Nov 5, 2020

    IBM has received this request and will consider it for a future code update. No commitment is made or implied.