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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 14, 2014

Show Check Marks on "Error List" Severity Display Selections

(This is primarily cosmetic.)
When examining the Error List View, one can click "View Menu" > "Show Severity" and select which types of messages one chooses to view, toggling the display on or off for each of the five types listed. The "on" or "off" status of each level is indicated by a light-blue box around the symbol associated with each level, perhaps simulating a depressed button.

Using check marks to indicate current selections (as in other "View Menu" items such as "Automatically Remove") would make the choices much more clear, and would make this consistent with similar options.

Maybe I'm just getting old ;-) but it is difficult to discern the differences between states. Subtlety is OK, but a light-blue box on a gray background seems TOO subtle, especially at a (permissible and not uncommon) screen resolution that allows one to view 50 lines.

Use Case:

From an Error List, click the "View Menu" down-arrow and select "Show Severity". Click on any of the five types of errors listed to toggle a highlighted box around its symbol.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Dec 7, 2021

    This RFE has been re-evaluated. Due to the relatively low number of votes, this RFE is now being declined.

  • Guest
    Jun 19, 2020

    We have reviewed this requirement and we feel it would be a beneficial enhancement to the product. We hope to be able to add it to our development plans in the future.

  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Apr 14, 2014

    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2014

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.