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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2020

[ACS] SQL content assist don't preserve naming separator

New feature "Content Assist" in SQL script of ACS don't preserve *SYS namming separator.

Use Case:

Select *SYS for naming convention in jdbc settings.
Type a library, then "/" then CTRL+SPACE.
Select a file and ENTER.
"/" separator between library and file is converted in "." *SQL naming separator.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jun 25, 2020

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.

  • Guest
    Feb 21, 2020

    IBM has received this requirement and is evaluating it. A response will be provided when evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Feb 14, 2020

    It's not me that feel that a "/" is preferable to a ".", it's written in knowledge center :
    In *SYS naming the delimiter is "/" and in *SQL naming the delimiter is ".".
    It has always been the case.

  • Guest
    Feb 12, 2020

    IBM would like to know more about why you feel that a "/" is preferable to a "." as a delimiter.