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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 31, 2017

Run SQL Scripts Tab Key no longer works

Downloaded the new IBM i Access Client Solutions Version Build 7290 July 17, 2017 64-bit.
(Excellent enhancements!)
However I noticed the tab key no longer works in Run SQL Scripts. Pressing the tab key results in my cursor disappearing. The tab key is critical in properly formatting my SQL statements.
Please allow the tab button to indent as it did before.
In addition, it would be nice to have a preference for number of spaces to indent. Perhaps share that preference with the SQL formatter for consistency.

Use Case:

Press the tab button to indent the sql statement

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 13, 2018

    This request should probably be a bug fix.
    Periodically my tab button stops working as expected.
    Instead of indenting in it will move the cursor out of the Run SQL Scripts application.
    I have been unable to determine the circumstances that cause this to happen.

  • Guest
    Aug 15, 2017

    In the future, please open a PMR and work with our Service team to report defects. Declining this RFE since the reported issue no longer occurs.

  • Guest
    Aug 7, 2017

    I think we can remove this request. I can not duplicate it.

  • Guest
    Aug 1, 2017

    After entering this request I tried changing the setting for "highlight next statement after run selected" and the tab key started working.
    Today I tried changing the setting back to see if the behavior reverted back to the tab key not working and it did not. That is, I can not get the tab key to stop working like it did yesterday.
    Perhaps another program like RDi hijacked my tab key?
    At this point if nobody else experiences this problem I would say drop it.

  • Guest
    Aug 1, 2017

    What triggers the issue? I have the same build installed and see no change in the cursor behavior while editing SQL scripts with the tab key.