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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 24, 2022

ACS 5250 Screen History enhancement: Include timestamp above/below image

Currently on version 1.1.8.8

Please enhance to include Windows timestamp data with each screen shot. When using "Save screens as images" function, allow user to select either or both of the following options:
1) prefix the image file name with timestamp, or
2) set the image file's "last updated" timestamp to the screenshot timestamp


Use Case:

Creating concurrent development tutorial using two 5250 sessions, A and B. Activating Screen History function on both sessions. I will switch between the two sessions intermittently. When collating the screen images from two sessions, they must be shown in timestamp order.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Feb 2, 2022

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

  • Guest
    Jan 26, 2022

    "Include timestamp above/below image" in the title should replaced with "Prepend screenshot timestamp in image file name or set image file's Last Updated timestamp to screenshot timestamp.