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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 18, 2022

Add Desktop Directory setting for desktop copy/save functions with OneDrive desktop locations

With OneDrive Desktop enabled, the default desktop is no longer 'C:\Users\userid\Desktop’

For example, the new desktop location is now “C:\Users\userid\OneDrive\Desktop\”

Now the "Copy to Desktop" and 'Download to Desktop' options within iACS save to the old 'C:\Users\userid\Desktop’, but it needs to go to “C:\Users\userid\OneDrive\Desktop\”

Being able to change the desktop location in 'Local Settings' or the configuration file should help to get files saving to the correct desktop location with OneDrive.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 25, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). We understand the request and will consider it for a future update though no commitment is made nor implied.

    IBM Power Systems Development