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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 13, 2019

New switch for ACS Plugin CLDOWNLOAD - Include Column Headings

Support a new switch in the CLDOWNLOAD plugin for ACS to support including column headings.

Note: this feature is available within the ACS Run SQL Scripts GUI in the lower portion when saving the results, so the request is to provide the same functionality with the plugin.

Example (last parm would be the new one):
java -jar acsbundle.jar /PLUGIN=cldownload /system=mysys /userid=myuser /sql="select * from mytable " /clientfile="result.csv" /include_column_headings=1

Use Case:

This feature would support scripting to run queries and save the result to a CSV file for example where the output would include headings.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 20, 2020

    This support is now available in version dated April 2020.

  • Guest
    Feb 19, 2020

    Two new options will be provided on CLDOWNLOAD.
    /colheadings=<1/0> Include column headings as the first row. When specified, the column names will be the heading.
    /usecollabels Use column labels for the heading.

    This is planned for our April 2020 update.

  • Guest
    Jan 7, 2020

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