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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 Web Query
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 12, 2016

Financial Report Painter

Please include the IBI Financial Report Painter in Web Query. It has so much more flexibility than InfoAssist and the ability to build proper financials would be greatly appreciated.


Use Case:

Subtotals for profit or loss require expense amounts to be negative to add to income amounts.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 29, 2020

    IBM understands the request. It will be considered for a future release.

  • Guest
    Feb 5, 2018

    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 - Db2 Web Query
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Analytics Platform
    Product family - DB2 for z/OS
    Product - DB2 for z/OS
    Component - Other
    Operating system - IBM z/OS
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Jun 29, 2017

    Ok, this is my third try at providing "more information" on this page. IBI's version of Web Focus includes a Financial Report Painter, which allows the user to create proper financial documents. If I understood correctly, IBM's version used to have this, but you took it out in favor of InfoAssist. The Financial Report Painter is a large reason to move from Tableau to Web Query; without it, we may end up back with Tableau.