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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 4, 2021

Remove ISPF restriction preventing the actual count of objects returned from using the SARG command

Please remove the ISPF restriction that is preventing the following in Db2 Admin Tool (rejected in DB2ZADMTL-I-85) -


I have used panel ADB21K and the count as an example below, but the misleading count occurs on other panels when you have used the SARG panel to filter.



On panel ADB21K, I have 117 packages listed against a table. The count is shown at the top right of the screen as "Row 1 from 117 ". The Valid field shows them as Y,A or N.


I type SARG on the command line to go to panel ADB2SARG. Next to the Valid field, I type NE in the Srch Oper field and N in the Srch Value field.

In other words, I only want to have a list of packages marked as Y or A. I hit Enter and F3 back to panel ADB21K.


The count at the top right of this screen still shows "Row 1 from 117". As I F8 through the list of packages, the 'n' value in "Row n from 117" jumps, according to the packages no longer displaying, I guess.


I do not want to see the "117" figure, I want to know how many packages have been returned from entering details in the SARG panel, not how many packages there were originally.

Needed by Date Aug 4, 2021
  • Admin
    May Chu
    Aug 3, 2021

    Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. While we view all the enhancement requests we receive as valuable and we would like to implement all of them, in an effort to have maximum transparency we are closing the ones that don’t currently appear on our two year product roadmap. This is not to say that these enhancements may not still be implemented at some point in the future, as we constantly evaluate our requirements on the basis of customer demand and technical impact and try to deliver maximum value to our customers. We appreciate your feedback and would be happy to discuss your enhancement requests further.