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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 29, 2018

Hover text for record formats shows file name

Hover text has been added to RDi which provides dynamic cross referencing. For example, when the cursor is placed over a file name, the declaration is shown. I would like to request a similar function for record formats so that when the cursor is hovered over a record format name, the corresponding physical, print or display file name appears.

Use Case:

Suppose I have an RPG program which specifies several logical files over the same physical file. In this case the record formats have been internally renamed in the file specifications. I would like to know quickly which file is being referenced without having to search the file cross references . It would also be useful on CHAIN, UPDATE and WRITE statements.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Aug 26, 2022
    This Idea is delivered in RDi 96012.
  • Guest
    Aug 13, 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
    Sep 6, 2018

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