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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 13, 2012

Live Outline doesn't work with User-Associated Member Types

In RDP, you can associate a member type with a parser. Menu Option: Window > Preferences > LPEX Editor > Parsers > Parser Associations. These non-standard member/document types have been causing the Live Outline to return an error dialog to the user (that's what the PMR attached is). I'm told that while they'll fix RDP so it doesn't return an error, but I was told that I needed to create an RFE in order for the parser association to be picked up by the outline.

Use Case:

Without source control software, a part of our process is to modify the source type. So I would change an RPGLE source to RPG_Kurt and I have my RDP parser association setup to treat RPG_KURT like sqlrpgle.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Dec 6, 2012

    This feature is now available in the IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software V8.5 product with V8.5.1 fixpack installed.

    Fix List:
    Readme doc:
    Download doc:

    ILE RPG Live Outline works with non-standard member types.

    Thank you for taking the time to suggest this enhancement to our product.

  • Guest
    Nov 9, 2012

    This request is approved and planned for delivery within the next year or next generally available release. Thank you for taking the time to suggest this enhancement to our product and for your votes.

  • Guest
    Oct 2, 2012

    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Aug 13, 2012

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.