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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 24, 2012

Screen Designer - "Design page screen control" seciton disappears

RDP version 8.0.3.1

* I open a DSPF member with read only access
* I check the option for ?Design screens?
* Choose my screen ?group?
* Click on the Source tab
* The click back to the Design tab

I lose the ability to switch between ?Design records? or ?Design screens? and the selection of records. It basically a big blank area.

I can adjust the size of that section with the sizing cursor.

If I click anywhere within that newly blank area it acts like I clicked on the hide icon.

It seems to happen on screens designed in Code Designer or Screen Designer.

In the tool bar above the design area where the file and format name is put, it now only shows the format name of the first record in the design screen group set.

Opening the DSPF for edit does not create this condition


Use Case:

I defaulted the open of DSPF's to the Screen Designer tool so that I can review, in production source, screens with capabilities I might want to incorporate or for debugging purposes.


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
    Mar 29, 2012

    Thank you for checking and letting us know that this is no longer an issue. Again, thank you for your continued support!

  • Guest
    Mar 13, 2012

    There must have been an add in that was causing the problem. I ended up removing all installs of RDi & RDP and then re-installing RDP 8.0 only. This now seems to have corrected the problem. DSPFs now open in browse mode and the above issue is not seen.

    Please close this issue.