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Status Is a defect
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 8, 2022

RDi: Fix block indentation feature

Issue 1

When indenting a block of code by highlighting the block and then pressing the Tab key, all of the selected lines are indented as expected, however, if the cursor is on a subsequent line (i.e. at the left hand margin of the next line) that line gets indented as well.

The preferred behaviour would be to indent only the lines which have been highlighted, and not the one the cursor just happens to be resting on.

Issue 2

If the line the cursor is on when the Tab key is pressed is a blank line, the selected block remains selected and I can repeatedly press the Tab key to continue to indent the block further - and this is as expected.

However, if the line the cursor is on is not blank, the highlighted block is deselected, meaning that I have to go and select it all again to indent it further. The highlighted block should remain selected so that I can press the Tab key again and indent the code further.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jan 3, 2023
    This request for enhancement has been deemed a defect in our product. Please contact Rational Customer Support to file an PMR.

    IBM Power Systems Development - RDi team