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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 20, 2014

Compare and merge RPG programs by line

Need an option to merge code line by line instead of copying the whole block of new lines when merging code.


Use Case:

A single program could be modified for different requirements. Each requirement would be in different stages of testing. PDM 55 gives that facility to merge lines or blocks


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
    Jan 9, 2015

    The information that we requested to clarify this enhancement request -- -- was not provided so the RFE is being closed.

  • Guest
    Nov 7, 2014

    This request lacks sufficient information for us to evaluate it. It might not be considered further until it has been revised and clarified. Please provide .

  • Guest
    Oct 10, 2014

    Thank you for your request. We would like some more detail to understand what you are asking for. Is this request to enhance the 'Compare with each other' viewer such that there is another way to copy lines from one side of the comparison to the other, other than the existing 'Copy current change to the left/right' and 'copy all non-conflicting changes to the left/right', where your new action would only copy lines rather than entire diff blocks?

    I would also like to point out that you can already select code on one side, right-click and select copy, then paste on the other side. The comparison will adjust to any changes you make. Files can also be saved as usual from the compare editor. Does this satisfy your request?