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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 1, 2022

RDI: show percentage of zoom in/out in the source

In RDI you can zoom in or out (change font size) in the source using ctrl+ and ctrl-

I would like that the percentage is shown to the left of the maximize/minimize buttons in the LPEX editor.
Maybe also the possibility to click on a "+" ot "-" to increase or decrease the font size.


Use Case:

Today I very often have Teams meetings with fellow colleagues and need to present source in RDI / LPEX but to make it easier for them to see I have to zoom in so the source is presented in a larger font. I would like to see the percent rate just like it is shown in many browsers. I have attached a file suggesting where it could be shown.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 15, 2022

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

  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    This is a good request. Bearing in mind the Zoom (Ctrl++/+-) function only works on the current member (and is reset when the member is closed and reopened), I would suggest the %age indicator for the font size be placed in the RDi window border at the very bottom, next to the Browse/Edit, Insert/Replace and cursor position indicators.
    I would also suggest a further enhancement. In the right-click Context Menu for the member there is a VIEW item. In the submenu for this, add a further item:
    VIEW > ZOOM > ZOOM IN (CTRL + +) and ZOOM OUT (CTRL + -) and ACTUAL SIZE (CTRL + ALT + F5)
    The lack of a "reset" can make the Zoom awkward to use. Some guesswork is needed to return to the original font size, particularly after an extended period of working at the larger/smaller font size. (The only other option is to close/reopen.)

  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    This is a good request. Bearing in mind the Zoom (Ctrl++/+-) function only works on the current member (and is reset when the member is closed and reopened), I would suggest the %age indicator for the font size be placed in the RDi window border at the very bottom, next to the Browse/Edit, Insert/Replace and cursor position indicators.
    I would also suggest a further enhancement. In the right-click Context Menu for the member there is a VIEW item. In the submenu for this, add a further item:
    VIEW > ZOOM > ZOOM IN (CTRL + +) and ZOOM OUT (CTRL + -) and ACTUAL SIZE (CTRL + ALT + F5)
    The lack of a "reset" can make the Zoom awkward to use. Some guesswork is needed to return to the original font size, particularly after an extended period of working at the larger/smaller font size. (The only other option is to close/reopen.)

  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    This is a good request. Bearing in mind the Zoom (Ctrl++/+-) function only works on the current member (and is reset when the member is closed and reopened), I would suggest the %age indicator for the font size be placed in the RDi window border at the very bottom, next to the Browse/Edit, Insert/Replace and cursor position indicators.
    I would also suggest a further enhancement. In the right-click Context Menu for the member there is a VIEW item. In the submenu for this, add a further item:
    VIEW > ZOOM > ZOOM IN (CTRL + +) and ZOOM OUT (CTRL + -) and ACTUAL SIZE (CTRL + ALT + F5)
    The lack of a "reset" can make the Zoom awkward to use. Some guesswork is needed to return to the original font size, particularly after an extended period of working at the larger/smaller font size. (The only other option is to close/reopen.)

  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2022

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