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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 9, 2014

Handling tiny mistakes on commands while pressing F4 in CLP Programs.

After using content assist (F4) on commands for CL in Rational we experienced various problems concerning missing blanks. The IDE should be capable of handling mistakes up to a certain range, e.g. detecting and filling missing blanks/brackets. Example in attached PDF.


Use Case:

1. Using a specific command in combination with content assist (F4)
2. Input parameters for that command
3. Validate user input on the fly with visual feedback for failures
4. IDE displays a red squigly underline on typing errors


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 12, 2020

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

  • 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

    We will use this RFE to track the enhancement requested to tolerate and give feedback about errors in CL. It is unclear from your description if F4 prompting is inserting code with errors, it should not. If this is the case, please also open a PMR for F4 prompting inserting code with errors.

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

  • Guest
    Jul 17, 2014

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

  • Guest
    Jul 9, 2014

    Attachment (Description)