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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 12, 2011

RTL Hebrew support in "Screen Designer" editor.

When adding "Text Constant" field in Hebrew, the text is displayed in LTR instead of RTL.


Use Case:

1. In the RDP, Open a *.dspf file using "Screen Designer" editor.
2. From the Palette pane select "Text Constant".
3. Add the "Text Constant" to the relevant Record in the "Screen Designer" editor.
4. While in "Text Constant" edit mode, right-click the text and select "Right to Left reading order".
5. Edit the "Text Constant" with Hebrew text - Hebrew looks correct.
6. Press enter to exit the "Text Constant" edit mode ? Hebrew looks wrong - LTR instead of RTL.


Idea priority High
  • 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
    Jul 19, 2011

    Thank you for taking the time to suggest an enhancement to our product. Many of our product enhancements result from feedback from our customers, so your input is always very important to us. We do not have plans to address your request over the next 18 months due to limited time and many competing priorities, but may consider it at a later time.
    If after 18 months, this continues to be important for you business needs, please feel free to resubmit for reconsideration during an appropriate planning cycle.
    Again, thank you for your suggestion and continued support!

  • Guest
    May 18, 2011

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