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Status Submitted
Created by Guest
Created on May 7, 2021

RDi - add proc interfaces to editor's filter view

Add proc interfaces to available filter views in the editor. Currently, the filter views are date, code, comments, control, procs, etc.
When procs are chosen the dcl-proc and end-proc statements in RPGLE are shown. Add a view for proc interfaces that would show the dcl-pi, end-pi, and all records in between.

Use Case
First benefit is that a developer can quickly review proc interfaces. A second benefit is that proc declarations (dcl-pr) could be easily created from the proc interfaces (dcl-pi). Since procedure declarations (dcl-pr) are no longer necessary, many developers omit them from the code. A third benefit is when a proc declaration is in the RDi editor, a symbol will show to let the developer know when a proc is not referenced. After maintaining code where the dcl-pr lines were omitted. Adding the dcl-pr records back into the code just to see if a proc shows as no longer referenced would help remove entire procs that need to be cleaned out of a program.
RFE ID 150384
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Application Developer
Idea Priority Low
  • Guest
    May 7, 2021

    Attachment (Description): Screenshot showing current available filter views