Edit UIM MENU with IBM i RDI

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April 3, 2019

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:

Edit UIM MENU with IBM i RDI 2

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

But hopefully it helps someone out.


IBM i Software Developer, Digital Dad, AS400 Anarchist, RPG Modernizer, Shameless Trekkie, Belligerent Nerd, Englishman Abroad and Passionate Eater of Cheese and Biscuits. Nick Litten Dot Com is a mixture of blog posts that can be sometimes serious, frequently playful and probably down-right pointless all in the space of a day. Enjoy your stay, feel free to comment and remember: If at first you don't succeed then skydiving probably isn't a hobby you should look into.

Nick Litten

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