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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 4, 2020

"Totally Free" and Column Sensitive Editing

When using **FREE, the left-side comment area is supposed to be deactivated and usable for full width source, but the column sensitive editing feature still treats the former comment zone as a separate editing column causing weird behavior when editing source before the 6th character position.

In **FREE mode, it should ignore the column sensitive editing option automatically without having to manually change it ourselves.

The option can be found via Remote Systems -> Remote Systems LPEX Editor -> Column sensitive editing.

Note: We had entered this as a bug/defect, but it was deemed that this was not a bug via case TS003312948.

Use Case:

When you are working in both columnar and non-columnar code at the same time and want the column sensitive editing features in one, but not the other.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 9, 2020

    This RFE is a duplicate of existing APAR 72953 fixed in 9608 (case TS003312948).

  • Guest
    Feb 4, 2020

    Attachment (Description): When backspacing before the 6th character, it cuts off the words after it.