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Db2 Web Query

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Enable Excel Table functions In Db2 Web Query and ability to specify Freeze Headings, Rows or Columns

Db2 Web Query V2.2.1 currently allows you to specify Excel as Output type for a report or for a document. In the case of a document, you can create multiple reports inside the document. When run, the document generates tabs for each report. So far...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 2 Delivered

In Db2 Web Query for i, allow *CURRENT, &MDYY or other special values for DATE Parameter on Scheduled report.

When scheduling reports which require a date parameter in WQ, it would be helpful if the Report Scheduler of Standard Edition could use a Special Value to indicate Today's date. Currently not supported and per Support Case, scheduler is "working a...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 0 Delivered

Allow adjustment of column width individually

Need the ability to change the width of individual columns, or at least turn on/off word wrapping for individual columns. This needs to translate to HTML, Excel, PDF, etc. Use Case: The only adjustment available is Autofit, which simply turns off/...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 2 Delivered

DB2 WebQuery print PDF

we do printing using the pdf-viewer. because we can view the report firstand if needed we can print the report. additional the pdf prining function does autofit thereport to the pageformat of the printer. this means - if the report has pagesize A3...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 5 Delivered

WebQuery SUM for duration of time

We have discussed in the forum how to make a sum for a duration of time. We heard that this is not possible in webquery now.A lot of people would need this functionality.So pleas provide the possibility to make a sum over a duration of time.you ca...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 10 Delivered

Decimal Justify fields

Add an option in InfoAssist to allow numeric fields to be aligned on the decimal. Use Case: Currently, if the brackets for negative option is used, columns look misaligned on a right justify. The negative amounts are shifted to the left half a cha...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 3 Delivered

Option to turn off timestamp attached to downloaded file name

I am seeing timestamps attached to downloaded files in the BIP. I need the option to turn those off, my users are complaining. Use Case: User downloads a report into Excel format. He then must remove the timestamp before forwarding the file to a c...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 0 Delivered

Customizeable Tooltips

Need more useful Tooltips in charts. Use Case: Chart with number of visits as measure, sales region as dimension, and fiscal year as legend. On hover, user sees "2017 8:4". Tooltip needs to show "FY 2017, Week 8, Visits 4".
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 1 Delivered

Add date to file name on download from HTML page

The option to add the date to the end of a file name at on demand download. Use Case: User views a file on an HTML page. Chooses Output to Excel 2007. File downloads with name: filename_20170609.xlsx
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 5 Delivered

Db2 Web Query enhancement - document how to use repository image URL in a report column

Web Query reports could be enhanced by including an image, within a row of data. The WQ portal currently includes the ability to upload images into the repository, but it is unclear HOW to reference the image Path or URL on a report column. Please...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 1 Delivered