You might trying changing the format options:
Window > Preferences > Remote Systems > Remote System LPEX Editor > IBM I Parsers > CL

If you cannot change those settings for your liking.

You could just disable parsing:
Window > Preferences >LPEX Editor --> Checkbox=CHECKED for "Disable parsing"

I use **Free in RPGLE/SQLRPGLE, so I like having my comments on the right. I am NOT stuck in Punch-card mode, unlike my much older co-workers. <LOL>

Since the old days of the discontinued AS400, you do NOT have to use "GOTO" in your CL. Last Century stuff, but people do not know that CL has Structuring coding like other language have had for decades longer. <grin> DoUntil, DoWhile, CallSubr, Subr etc...

Sadly, code-assist in CLLE is lacking. I much rather look up the op-code for CLLE, than use code-assist. Just too slow for me.

Ken Killian

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Subject: [WDSCI-L] Weird formatting issue in LPEX when editing CL

OK, this is kind of a weird one...

I'm editing a normal, OPM, CL ... everything is fine. Nothing funky about the source member.

I want to put a comment in FRONT of a CL command. For most of the source lines, everything is fine.

When I put the comment (/* xxx */) in front of an ENDDO command, LPEX automatically moves the comment after the command.

So I type in this:

/* xxxxx */ ENDDO

What LPEX formats it to is this:

ENDDO /* xxxxx */

The only option for CL parsing I have enabled is automatic indent.

Any suggestions? Is there a config option I'm overlooking.


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