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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 31, 2011

In the "Commands Log" view, a "Display second level message" option

As we can do on the DSPJOBLOG screen, the ability in the "Commands Log" view to position the cursor on a message and pressing the F1 key to get the message ID and second level text

Use Case:

Usefull to get the second level message as we can do in the DSPJOBLOG screen

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 23, 2021

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your request. After careful consideration, we know that we cannot deliver your requested enhancement soon, so it is being declined. However, your request does align with the future strategy of our product and we believe it may have future value, so we will add it to an internal list for us to keep in mind for the future.

  • Guest
    Jul 15, 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 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
    Jan 27, 2012

    Thank you for providing this additional information.
    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Jan 20, 2012

    Having message ids is important. We need to know what message to monitor. They can also be used to search for other instances in the history log.

    Also, with the option you mention, we get the second level text for ALL messages, which makes analyzing the log more cumbersome. Maybe you could show the result collapsed initially: all first level messages with a + to expand and see the second level text and and Expand all option. Now that I think of it, a search would be useful as well (if you want this as a separate RFE, I'll create one.

  • Guest
    Jun 27, 2011

    You can set the preferences to "Retrieve message help". Can you please check to see if you have that on?
    To check the setting, go to:
    1) Window -> Preferences
    2) Select Remote Systems -> IBM i -> Commands subsystem
    3) Check that "Retrieve message help" is selected.
    This should allow the Commands Log view to include second level message text. However it does not display the message ID and you do not press F1 to display it. Please let us know if this satisfies your requirement.