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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 1, 2020

ACS - Add generate SQL for Columns selected in View

In ACS, a recent enhancement allowed user to modify the Columns being viewed for a result set. The View Columns panel enables you to select/omit columns and reorder them. Please add the ability to return/generate a window of SQL code that reflects the selected columns and sequence. Then you could copy paste resulting SQL into an SQL script.

Use Case:

You are developing SQL and decide to limit columns or reorder in result, but then can't get that back in any way. Could right-click and say save to script or press generate DSQL button as appropriate to save considerable time.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 3, 2022

    Thank you for submitting a Request for Enhancement. The support you have requested is already available. In the Results panel, right-click and select Details... Select the columns (represented as rows) that you want. Then right-click and select Copy-->Column Name. The selected columns can now be pasted into an SQL script.

  • Guest
    Sep 9, 2020

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

  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - IBM i Access Family
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Db2 for i
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Client