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Request for improvement of space padding when transferring data in UTF16LE

Please refer to AAA.jpg for the data on the host side. If you specify text format (UTF16LE) when transferring this data and receive it, the number of blank characters in the received text will change. (See AAA_UTF16LE.txt) This phenomenon does not...
26 days ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Access Client Solutions (ACS) - Make it possible to remotely deploy and manage ACS

In our enterprise (and many others) the software on our users' workstations needs to be managed centrally using tools such as InTune, SCCM, etc. Currently there isn't a supported way of doing this for ACS. This is becoming a serious issue/challeng...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts Db2 connections

It would be nice if the IBM i ACS Run SQL Scripts tool can also be used to connect to a Db2 LUW database by simply specifying a different driver. There would be no need to use a different client. DB admins would benefit from this .
about 2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Make installing Visual Explain optional

When installing IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) the option is given to skip the installation of several components. Run SQL Scripts (RSS) always has Visual Explain included. I would like to see this treated similar as the System Debugger which...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Provide for passing of variables to CL commands.

There is a huge need to be able to pass variables to CL commands in a SQL script in RSS. This is the statements in error: CL:DPOBJLIB/FLT855KTST ORDER(oprutllib.MacPac_SO); CL:DPOBJLIB/FLT855KTST ORDER( 659239 ); -- generate a spreadsheeet I am un...
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

When creating printer session in ACS have iASP as an option.

Having the iASP in the writer job when session is started via ACS allows reports with overlays in iASP to print using the overlay.
2 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

ACS - add LOCATE function to scan existing *.SQL files for text entry

Within ACS, you have Content Assist and Examples. Please consider adding a way to search your folder(s) of saved *.SQL files for a specific text value, such as MERGE, LIBRARYNAME, or FILENAME. This would enable developers to quickly open a saved s...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Run CL command on several systems using 5250 sessions

In large IBMi shared environment it would be good to have possibility to run the same CL command in the same time on MORE than one 5250 session in ACS. Running the same command on several system one by one (for checking purposes or comparing) is r...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS - Add save to a new tab in Excel when using RSS.

I use Run SQL Scripts (RSS) daily. Many times, I have to save the results displayed on the screen into a spreadsheet. Problem: Each save from the screen has to go to a new file or an existing file. If specifying an existing file, it overwrites tha...
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 9 Not under consideration

Run SQL Scripts - placing the tabs next to each other

Run SQL Scripts allows the user to create tabs for different queries. Please add the ability to place two tabs next to each other so that the user can see and edit two (or more) queries at the same time.
3 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration