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IBM i Access Family

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Make copy possible from RSS joblog

When working in IBM i Access Client Solutions Run SQL Scripts you have a button to view the joblog. We use SYSTOOLS.LPRINTF a lot to add additional information to the joblog. We use it to facilitate the checking to building a string of data. As a ...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

Make Access Client Solutions easier to distribute

Currently all ACS installs are manual at deployment of a user's PC and manual updates as needed if the user reports any issues and we notice they are on an older version. We have tried to package ACS into an EXE file that could be deployed through...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 13 Delivered

Change the Configuration of LPI in Java Print (jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI)

Need change LPI of Spool file, set the "jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI" on acssm.ini. But only some printer session need this setting. Others doesn't need this setting because output is broken. So want the setting "jpsDBCSUseSplfLPI" in each hod files.
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Choose connection for ACS Printer Output

ACS Integrated File System and Run SQL Scripts already allow you to change your connection from within the tool. Printer Output lacks that capability. If there was a drop-down or menu option, I could change the connection without having to start t...
6 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

In Access Client Solutions "Run SQL Scripts" please make a shortcut for "Recent files" under "File"

Make it possible to access Recent files without using a lot of "Arrow down" on the keyboard or without using the mouse. Everyone trying to use shortcuts will enjoy it.
8 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Add date/timestamp to ACS Status History Log

I have spent several hours trying to cross reference ACS Status History Log entries to the QTVDEVICE joblog looking for meaningful connection failure information
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS Automatic Copy function should not require the trim rectangle to remain

In ACS 1.1.9.3, turning on "Automatic Copy" from the Edit --> Preferences --> Edit --> Cut/Copy tab also forces "Trim Rectangle remains after edit function" in the Trim tab to be turned on. I submitted a support case and I was told this i...
10 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

ACS - IFS upload option to specify Unicode (UTF8)

I noticed when using ACS Integrated File System, text files always get uploaded with CCSID 437, even when Unicode BOM is present. it would be useful if the file was created with 1208 in the IFS, either by automatically or selecting the CCSID.
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Run an ACS macro from Command Line

Many customers used to call macros from outside applications. With the migration to the new ACS macros they miss an easy way to open the emulator and execute a macro directly. In the current plugins that you can call from command line there's no o...
12 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 7 Delivered

IBM i ACS Run SQL Scripts Open file sort order settings choice

As part of this request the default view when opening the folder for SQL scripts within ACS was changed from List to Detail requiring the users that prefer List view to select it upon entry each time they access the open file window. Requesting an...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered