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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 4, 2015

Collapse a section in RPG source.

Like in JavaScript or HTML source editors, in RPG I would like collapse a subroutine, a subprocedure, an IF - ENDIF and so on by cliking on symbol "-".


Use Case:

Like SEU command X.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
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    Mar 22, 2022

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” low priority feature. This feature is available in other IDEs, and should be provided in RDi as well, but there are some features in RDi today that get close to this functionality.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
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    Mar 11, 2022

    RDi has options to filter what you see, such as procedures and subroutines - I think it is one or the other. This gives you just the start and end of each entity, with circled plus signs to open things up as you like.

    The outline is also a great tool for getting around large source members - everything starts out compressed to just the names.

    Not perfect, yet very useful. Plus having the name of the subroutine of procedure displayed in the status area - wonderful!

    Seems these features provide some of what is being asked for. Is it?

  • Guest
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    Oct 21, 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
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    Feb 29, 2020

    The CEAC should relook at this from a developers point of view. With large programs this would be valuable to collapse code and see only the section(s) you are working on. Having to scroll up and back down wastes time.

    Please reconsider moving the priority up for the guys in the trenches.

    Thanks

    Hoss

  • Guest
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    Feb 29, 2020

    The CEAC should relook at this from a developers point of view. With large programs this would be valuable to collapse code and see only the section(s) you are working on. Having to scroll up and back down wastes time.

    Please reconsider moving the priority up for the guys in the trenches.

    Thanks

    Hoss

  • Guest
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    Feb 17, 2020

    The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” LOW priority feature.

    Background: The CEAC members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
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    Jun 26, 2017

    For Java, Eclipse gives +/- that allows you to expand/collapse methods. I think that same thing would be great for RPGLE procedures.

    Thanks

  • Guest
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    Jan 6, 2016

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

2 MERGED

Add the ability to collaspe or expand ILE RPG code sections in RDi.

Merged
In other code editors such as PyCharm from JetBrains, sections of code that are considered blocks can be expanded or collasped as needed. In totally free form RPGLE it would be great if we could do the same. We should be able to collaspe sections ...
10 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration