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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 16, 2020

Path variables (e.g. workspace_loc or project_loc) are not resolved in certian input fields.

Under "Main" Tab of Transformation Configurations, an option "Use Default Location" is available. If unchecked, only absolute Paths are valid. Path variables are not being resolved in this filed.
Same in the following filed:
"Inclusion paths" under Tab "Target Configuration".
As users Workspace Path would vary, it would useful to have path vairable resolved in these fields. A checked in project would then have the same result for each user.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 143204
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Software Architect Real Time Edition
  • Guest
    Jul 2, 2020

    A preliminary evaluation of this request indicates that it is consistent with our business strategy. Further evaluation of this RFE is underway.

  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2020

    Attachment (Description): The file shows a simple use case for path vairables in fields where user defined locations can be entered.