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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 2, 2014

Allow 'Position To' Logic in the Object List Pane

When displaying the object list pane, specifically, a member list for a source file, there is no way to position to. Using the standard entry of a value in the member name field, this does not position to, but changes the name of the member. NOT GOOD. If this is by design, there should be a preference setting to allow for this or not. (similar to having to use option 7 in PDM to change a member or object name).

Use Case:

set up a source file in a connection (QRPGLESRC or QDDSSRC). Select the object list pane to see a list of all members in the file. In the member column, the member name can be changed, when a user might think that this list, similar to a PDM member list, Too easy to change member names by mistake. If a user feels this is necessary, then a preference setting should be available. Else, the member name should NOT be allowed to be changed in this pane.

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
    Sep 17, 2014

    The requested information was not provided and the RFE is being closed.

    Feel free to resubmit the RFE with the information that was requested.

  • Guest
    May 8, 2014

    It is by design to be able to edit each cell in the table in this way, including the member name. Please note that in the pull-down menu in the top-right corner of the Object Table view there is a 'Position to...' action. Does this satisfy your requirement?

  • Guest
    Apr 17, 2014

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