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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 7, 2019

Option to disable automatic selection of Restrict search to selection

A previous RFE requested that RDi find text work like standard Eclipse find text. Part of that was the automatic selection of the "Restrict search to selection" checkbox if you have lines selected in the editor. I would like to disable that option if possible. I have spent many years working in Eclipse environments and I have never wanted to search by the selected text only. The only thing it does for me and everyone in our shop is to annoy us as we occasionaly have to uncheck the box because we highlighted text for another reason or highlighted on accident. Please add an option to LPEX->Find text preferences to disable the automatic selection of this checkbox.

Use Case:

Scenario: Developer presses ctrl-f with multi-line selection:
- Populate find field with first line of selection
- Restrict search to selection should be unchecked

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2020

    This RFE has been re-evaluated.  Due to the relatively low number of votes, this RFE is now being declined.

  • Guest
    Mar 22, 2019

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