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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 27, 2014

Turn off or change auto-selection of text when double-clicking error list

1) Do a compile, see errors in the Error List pane.
2) Double-click on an error to get the errors marked in the source editor.
3) Return to editor and commence fixing source.
4) Select some source, but invariably forget that double-clicking in the Error List has already selected some source behind the scenes.
5) Curse because now a huge chunk of my program is selected.
6) Press Alt-U to unselect everything.
7) Re-select the source I really wanted to select.

Use Case:

As above, but either simply highlight the text at step 2 or change the selection mode such that starting to select a new block automatically de-selects the text from the error list. (I believe that would be the standard stream selection mode.)

Idea priority Medium
  • 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 10, 2014

    This RFE is a duplicate of RFE 45610. See for current status.

  • Guest
    Mar 7, 2014

    This RFE addresses the same basic issue as RFE ID 45610:

  • Guest
    Mar 6, 2014

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