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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 24, 2012

Screen Designer - a way to select file level properties

In the design view I have not seen a way to bring up the properties at the file level for a DSPF without first switching to the source view and then back to design view.

Can there be a button or something in the tool bar that gets one to the file level properties?

Use Case:

The view switching work around is okay but adding an option to position to file level properties would help round out the screen designer product.

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

    If you edit a DDS display file source member using DDS Designer, you will be prompted to open the DDS Design perspective. This perspective opens views and editors that help you work with your DDS. You can also open the DDS Design perspective by selecting Window -> Open Perspective -> DDS Design.
    The outline view available at the left bottom corner of the perspective allows you to select source elements at the file, record or field level. When the file level is selected the file level properties will be displayed under the design page in the DDS Design perspective.
    We hope that this is sufficient to allow you to work with the different part of your DDS and access the corresponding properties.