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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 17, 2014

RDi 9.0.1 Table View - navigation

When clicking in the Table View area, we must be extremely careful not to accidentally change a source member name. We are used to positioning, like in the Remote Systems tree view (and Windows Explorer), by typing a few characters of the member we are searching for. However, when in the Table View and in the "Name" column then that particular member will be renamed if we type anything. We've noticed that the "Type" and "Text" columns are also input fields, which we can live with, but would rather them only be accessible by right-click and selecting the appropriate PDM option. At the very least please add a Preference flag to allow or disallow these columns as input fields (Name, Type, Text).

Use Case:

We like the Remote Systems connection tree and being able to navigate to the appropriate source member. But this is inconsistent when in the Table View, and most dangerous when in the "Name" column. Also, a right-click of a source member should have "option 13=Change Text" available, rather than having the "Type" and "Text" columns as input.

Idea priority High
  • 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
    Aug 16, 2014

    This RFE is a duplicate of another RFE. See for current status.
    Also, we had posted a question in that RFE but have not received an answer, maybe you can take a look?

  • Guest
    Aug 1, 2014

    A preliminary evaluation of this request indicates that it is consistent with our business strategy. Further evaluation of this RFE is underway.