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SE69572: RDI 9.6.0 ENABLING LPEX PREFERENCE "DISPLAY WHITESPACE CHARACTERS" MAKES SOME TERMS IN RPGLE SOURCE HARDER TO SEE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the LPEX Editor appearance preference to "Display
    whitespace characters" is selected, certain terms in the RPGLE
    source member are harder to see as there is little difference
    between the foreground and background colours.
    

Local fix

  • Turn off the LPEX Editor appearance preference to "Display
    whitespace characters"
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ILE RPG developers using RDi with the LPEX preference for    *
    * â ˜Display whitespace charactersâ ™ turned on.               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The syntax coloring for some language tokens was difficult   *
    * to see.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    With the LPEX preference for â ˜Display whitespace charactersâ ™
    turned on, certain RPG language tokens defaulted to the coloring
    for layout-space tokens, which was difficult to see.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE69572

  • Reported component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Reported component ID

    5724Y99RC

  • Reported release

    960

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-06-20

  • Closed date

    2020-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2020-05-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • Editor
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Y99RC

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 May 2020