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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 23, 2015

ILE RPG New Procedure Wizard Preferences

New procedure wizard creates creates its declarations in all upper case. It would be nice if the ILE RPG preferences page had an option to control the case to be used in the same way that Control Blocks do.

Use Case:

Currently the wizard creates the declarations in all uppercase as follows: DCL-PROC, DCL-PI and DCL-PR. I prefer to declare them as follows: Dcl-Proc, Dcl-Pi, Dcl-Pr. That is because I have the editor preference set for control block set to EndXx. I see these procedure declarations as being similar to the control blocks. The same would be true for the "New D-Specification Wizard" (which might be more appropriately renamed something like "New Variable" or something like that. But to the point, it would be nice to have the option for Dcl-S in stead of the new variable being defined in all uppercase DCL-S. Much of this is related to coding standards in our shop being to use Camel Case.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 7, 2022

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your request. After careful consideration, we know that we cannot deliver your requested enhancement in the near term, so it is being declined. However, your request does align with the future strategy of our product and we believe it may have future value, so we will add it to an internal list for us to keep in mind for the future.

  • Guest
    Sep 25, 2020

    We have reviewed this requirement and we feel it would be a beneficial enhancement to the product. We hope to be able to add it to our development plans in the future.

  • 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
    Feb 6, 2015

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