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Save and reuse favourite shell commands, sql statements, qsh statements, ...
Simplify the persistent reuse of statements as we do within cl: with F9 and have that for other environments like qsh: qcmd: sql: bash:. These options are not yet persistent and not easy to manage.
I would like to easily build my favourite menus by just saving statements to my favourite collections, e.g. to menues, by just modifying the last statement to add it to my collection.
Add Favourite Stmt - library / menue - statement - name (Optional Description) - id (*NEXT) [10,20,...]
ADD mylib/mysql "select * from file" "Description"
In background this might work liike former menues, as you are inside QCMD, which provide nice features to retrieve and activate the proper statement (GO).
In ACS this might be enhanced by calling CL:DSP MENU to view all entries or CL:LOAD MENU (id |*ALL) into the call stack to enable users to reuse them quickly e.g. by features like F9.
So you are able to build your own call stack with simple commands and enable administrators to build some nice menu structures or to enable ACS to provide an infrastructure to directly access them in the GUI, as if you access your favourite links in the web browser.
Let everybody build his call stack or menue out of cmd, sql, qsh and what ever is needed to run or administrate an environment.
Administrators or Developers might provide usefull sets of statements to customers or users instead of complicated manpages or documentation to copy paste from.
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