Nice hint that works nicely for me at a first glance, but does not use the number of blanks specified for "Automatic indent" of the "ILE RPG" preferences page. At least for me it uses 2 blanks for indention, although I specified 3 blanks for "Automatic indent".
Last but not least Ctrl+M seems to use block selection so that I have to press Alt+U to unselect the block. So the there are 3 steps for indenting a block:
1) Ctrl+M to select the source lines.
2) Ctrl+Shift+F to format the selected lines.
3) Alt+U to remove the selection.
The good news are that Ctrl+Shift+F also works with stream selection. On the other hand that raises the question why Alt+7 and Alt+F8 (indent/unindent) do not work with stream selection. They only had to pick up the line numbers where the selection starts and ends in oder to know the lines to indent/unindent. Simple and intuitive.
It is pretty much annoying that I always have to remember what selection I have to use for what function: Block, line, rectangle or stream selection.
Sigh - Either I am getting old or stupid or it is because I never used Code400, WDSCi and RDi for editing fix format RPG (except the D-specs, of course).
Von: WDSCI-L [mailto:wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] Im Auftrag von daveshawmrc@xxxxxxxxx
Gesendet: Dienstag, 28. März 2017 22:52
Betreff: Re: [WDSCI-L] Shortcuts Indent/Unindent
After selecting the block with Ctrl-M, Ctrl-shift-f to format the block takes care of the indenting nicely.
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From: Jose Luis Hernandez Riesgo
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 4:47 PM
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] Shortcuts Indent/Unindent
I know that this tricks aren't really about indent/unindent, but i think they are very useful for to be able see the begin/end of block if/do/select....
Ctrl + M in the begin/end of the block this mark all block and you can see all.
Ctrl + Shift + M in the begin of block and you go directly at end statement. And reverse too.
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