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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 Web Query
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 7, 2017

Tabbed formatting in report headers, footers

I need to be able to set tabs in the headers, so I can align information correctly. Currently, I have a need to put a location name to the left, a field description to the right on a right tab, and a field total on a decimal tab on the right. IA does not have tabs, so my information shifts when the data feeding it changes.

Use Case:

Currently, I have a need to put a location name to the left, a field description to the right on a right tab, and a field total on a decimal tab on the right.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    May 25, 2021

    Closing per previous comment

  • Guest
    May 14, 2021

    FYI, this RFE will be closed out in a week if there is no further responses to previous requests for information. Thanks!

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2021

    Another clarification, are you looking to position text within lines of the header? Such as:
    Date Location Region

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2021

    For clarification, are you looking to include tabs that you can click to see different parts of the report or looking to justify headers to the left/right?

  • Guest
    Nov 20, 2018

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Sep 7, 2017

    Attachment (Use case): Example of current state of headers.