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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 27, 2023

Would like an option to run the CL formatter over a whole member

I recently changed the CL formatter settings in Rational Developer for i.  I'd like to reformat the member I am editing, but the only way I have found to do so is to modify every line. I accomplish this by replacing one blank with one blank, limiting search scope to column 1 only.  Works alright usually (the CL formatter quits mid-member occasionally and I've noticed no pattern to that) but it would be nicer to use a menu option (like on the Source menu) to "Reformat source" and do the whole member at once, sort of like RPGLE has "Convert to Free Format".

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 2, 2023
    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.

    IBM Power Systems Development - RDi team