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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 17, 2021

Problem with special characters in IBM i Access Client Solution ACS run sql script

I found a problem with the content assist function in the Run Sql Script module of the ACS product.
If the library or object has one of the following characters ($ £ §), auto-completion will not work.
Problem 1) No message is output with the $ character.
Problem 2) With the other two it reports "SQL invalid".

For the first problem I found the cause in the class
Calling the String.replaceAll function does not work correctly with the $ character.
From the Java documentation (Note that backslashes (\) and dollar signs ($) in thereplacement string may cause the results to be different than if it werebeing treated as a literal replacement string)

For problem 2 I found the cause in the isSpecialCharacter function of the class, where the § and £ characters are missing.

Problem 2 also causes errors in the SQL formatting function

Use Case:

Problem using the content assist function in the run sql script module

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Feb 18, 2021

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