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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2019

RDi RPG editor - need a line that always shows what subroutine/proc that cursor is in

When I'm browsing or editing an RPG source member (of any kind), I would like to always see what is the name of the subroutine or procedure that my cursor is in so that I don't always have to scroll up to find out.

This would be particularly helpful when doing finds. It could go on the same line as where the Line #, Column # and replace/insert go.

Use Case:

It's tedious and time consuming to be scrolling towards the top of the source to find the name of the current SR/proc, especially when doing repetitive finds. When you scroll up, the highlighted text disappears and then you have to hit find again.

Also when you're away from the code and return to it, it would be nice to know where you're at. (Outline mode does not always show your current location).

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 2, 2019

    RFE 104775 is 2 years old. Is there any hope that we and not our heirs will ever see this future? And, please, remember that CTRL+SHIFT+O is NOT working in search mode (CTRL+F).

  • Guest
    Mar 22, 2019

    This RFE is a duplicate of another RFE. See 104775 for current status.

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2019

    With the Keyboard shortcut CTRL+Shift+O you can see the current Routine/Procedure where the current cursor is located,
    however, as the requester states it would be far better if we shouldn't have to press a key combination just to see where at the code we are in. This vital information should as a standard always be visible.