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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 6, 2011

Using RDPi ability to change the source date for specific member

How to change the source date of all the records for a specific member. From green screen using PDM this can be achieved by opening the member in edit mode (opt 2) then press F13 key which opens the "Change Session Defaults" screen where under ?Set records to date? you can mention any valid date and on hiting enter key will update the source date of all the records for that member with the desired date.

Is the same feature available in RDPi, if YES how is that, and if NO will be great to incorporate the feature.

Thanks & Regards

Use Case:

self explanatory in the description.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 21, 2021

    We have evaluated this request and determined that it cannot be implemented at this time.

  • Guest
    Jul 7, 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
    Oct 13, 2011

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

  • Guest
    Aug 5, 2011

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

  • Guest
    Jul 21, 2011

    Thanks for the info, but as you mentioned will be nice to see it part of the IBM official supported actions and commands within RDPi.

  • Guest
    Jul 13, 2011

    This already exists as a sample extension for Lpex that is included with RP Power. Maybe IBM could make it part of the officail supported actions and commands.

    You can create the action , the command or both. An action can be associated to a key shortcut.

    To create the action :
    In preferences go to Lpex --> User actions
    In the class drop down select
    The action name will be set to setDate but you can change it if you want.
    Click the Set button

    You can then associate it to a shortcut in Lepx --> User Key actions
    Enter a shortcut such as a-c-d for Ctrl-Shift-D
    Type the name of the command you just created (it won't be in the dropdown). Case matters.
    Click the Set button.

    To create the command :
    In preferences go to Lpex --> User commands
    In the class drop down select$SetDate
    The command name will be set to setDate but you can change it if you want.
    Click the Set button

    To use:
    Select the lines you want to change (for instance ctrl-a for all lines).
    If you created the action, you can press its shortcut.
    To execute the command: press the Escape key to go to the Lpex command line and type the command name (ex setDate).

    In either case, you will get a prompt to enter the desired date (with the current date as the default).

    If you use the command, you can type the date after the command to avoid the prompt.