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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.
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.
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