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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 20, 2015

Block selection and single-keystroke navigation between open source members

Prior to RDi 9.0, you could do the following:

- Have two or more members open.

- Select a line to move or copy from one member ? ?to another using Alt+L.

- Optionally use Shift+Up or Shift+Down arrows to highlight a block of code.

- Use Alt+Left or Alt+Right to navigate between members.

- Use Alt+C to copy the highlighted lines between the members.

Now in RDi 9 when you press Alt+arrow key, the selection changes from block-selection to stream-selection and the Alt+M [move] or Alt+C [copy] function does not work.

Use Case:

Change the function back to how it was before or provide a new single-key navigation method to navigate between members without changing the selection mode.

(Note: You can navigate between open members and not change the selection mode by using the mouse, pressing Ctrl+E, or Ctrl+Shift+E. However, these methods are slower and require additional steps to navigate. Adding steps to the process increases the chance of making a mistake.)

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    May 5, 2020

    This feature was delivered in version 9.6.

  • 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
    Jun 3, 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.