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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 10, 2020

Pipe Delimiter Support for ACS Data Transfer

The Data transfer supports different formats, like .txt, .csv, etc. Add the pipe delimiter (|) which is missing, it is quite popular. It could be ".psv" file type.

Use Case:

Add "Pile Delimiter" (|) to the output client file options, on the Data Transfer for the CLDownload plug-in. It will provide an option for scheduled job scripts.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 24, 2023

    I have also seen some vendors using a double pipe to delimit data || since some data can have a single pipe in the data field of a name or description.

  • Guest
    Sep 30, 2020

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


ACS Plugin CLDOWNLOAD Pipe Separated Value (.psv) support

Add Pipe Separated Values support, in addition to the current .xlsx .csv .txt Use Case: java -jar /home/acs/acsbundle.jar /plugin=cldownload /system=myIBMi /clientfile=myDocument.psv /sql='select * from myLib...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Future consideration