Edit UIM MENU with IBM i RDI


Apr 03

How to Edit UIM MENUs with Rational Developer for IBM i

Today I be mainly playing with UIM MENU’s

that bloke from the fast show

… and I found that Rational Developer for IBM i doesn’t come out of the box ready to edit UIM MENU source types!

So, if like me, you are playing with UIM Menu’s make sure you add the source type menu to RDi to enjoy a cleaner editing experience.

window | preferences | LPEX EDITOR | parsers | parser associations
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Once you have added UIM to source type MENU, you can enjoy UIM syntax editing in your MENU source types:

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Damn… some of these blogs are dry, dull and boring 🙂

But hopefully it helps someone out.


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