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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 12, 2014

Add window-split preference / toggling

It would be nice if there were an editor Preference by which one could specify a default type of window split (vertical or horizontal) when <Ctrl>-2 is pressed.
Alternatively, a mechanism to automatically split a window as performed by the last manually-entered window split command ("<Shift>-<F10>, V, V" or "<Shift>-<F10>, V, H") would suffice (or maybe even be better).
I almost always use vertically-split windows, and while it's not a major hassle to switch, it would be nice if RDP would save me the second step. (I'm mildly surprised that AFAIK there is no such Preference setting already.)

Use Case:

Press "<Ctrl>-2" to split an editor window. You _always_ get a horizontal split.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2017

    This feature is already available. The preference setting to specify default type of window split can be found under: Window -> Preferences -> LPEX Editor -> Controls -> Split window for multiple views.

  • 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 14, 2015

    This request should be rescinded/rejected. I found such a preference setting (Window > Preferences > LPEX Editor > Controls > Split window for multiple views). Sorry!

  • Guest
    Nov 20, 2014

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.