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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2016

Access Client Solution paste formatting error

Using the ACS 5250 emulator and editing a source member, performed a selection with the cursor keys then pressed Ctrl+X to cut then repositioned cursor to perform Ctrl+V to paste. A blank line within the copy block caused everything after the blank line to be dropped from the paste. Was able to complete successfully only when performing a copy/paste that excluded the blank line (one above the blank then another copy/paste below the blank).

Performing a copy/paste block within a source member that had indented formatting (an If/Then/Else structure with the internal statements indented) on paste, all statements were left-justified and required manual adjustment to reformat.

Requesting paste function either provides option to control reformatting or retains literal formatting from Copy/Cut function.

NOTE: This source member was previously maintained using Rational Developer for I which may have been a factor in adding non-display formatting characters.

Use Case:

1. Open existing source member containing multiple lines.
2. Select block of text.
3. Use Cut function to remove text.
4. Reposition cursor.
5. Use Paste function.
6. All original text should appear at new location with same formatting.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 3, 2016

    If this remains an issue, please open a PMR and work with our Service team to resolve.

  • Guest
    Jun 24, 2016

    Please open a PMR and work with our Service team. They will work with you in gathering the information needed for isolating the issue.

  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2016

    Currently using the latest ACS version as shown below from Help About dialog and still able to produce both issues at will. Eliminated RDi as possible cause of indented formatting error on Paste:

    Build id: 6130
    March 21, 2016 12:31:47 PM CDT

    java.version: 1.8.0_91
    java.vendor: Oracle Corporation
    java.home: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_91

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  • Guest
    Jun 22, 2016

    We are not able to successfully reproduce the cut/paste formatting issues you are reporting and believe it is working correctly. Make sure you have the latest version:
    If you are still having issues, please open a PMR with our Service team.

  • Guest
    May 26, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #89011 in product IBM i.