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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 8, 2016

Default button in Access Client Services data transfer

Please set the default button in a .dtfx or .dttx as "Start transfer" instead of "Open Data Transfer Request."


Use Case:

I have many saved .dtfx icons and .dttx icons, and I often have one hand on the keyboard while opening them. I'd like to start the transfer immediately by hitting Enter as soon as the icon finishes opening. I could do this in Access for Windows because its default selected button was "Start transfer." In ACS, if I hit Enter, I get a file selection dialog box because the default selected button is "Open Data Transfer Request."


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2016

    .Customer has indicated the existing alternative is acceptable.

  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2016

    I think that should work. Thank you!

  • Guest
    Jun 22, 2016

    You can save the Data Transfer request so that it runs immediately without you have to hit anything.
    Properties->Startup (tab)
    Check "Run transfer request automatically"

    Let us know if that satisfies the requirement.

  • Guest
    Jun 20, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #89712 in product IBM i.

  • Guest
    Jun 8, 2016

    Attachment (Description): In the .dtfx window, the "Open Data Transfer Request" button is surrounded by a dotted line, which indicates that it is the default selection.