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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 4, 2013

IBM i Search results view should include complete line even when searching specific columns

In IBM i search there is san option to restrict the search to a column range, however this also affects the results view as only those columns of the line is shown.
I think it more as the search criteria is a key and the result is the whole line.
For instance, we have special comments that specify compilation options or commands that start whit *#C in columns 7 to 9. If I specify these columns, the results view shows something like:
instead of the following which gives me what I need to see without having to open the member.
Member Name
*#C: ovrdbf objlst qadspobj
*#C: ovrdbf mbrlst qafdmbrl
*#C: ovrdbf fldlst qadspffd

If I don't specify the column range, I also get code such as
#result = #qty*#cost;

Use Case:

see description

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 26, 2020

    This feature was delivered in version 9.6.

  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    May 4, 2013

    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2013

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.