PM76602: Content assist fails if a COBOL statement has string literals

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The content assist for a COBOL statement fails when the COBOL
    statement has a string literal. Here is an example:
    
    IF S_VARIABLE = 'X'
    
    END-IF
    
    If you place the cursor in the line between IF and END-IF, and
    use the content assist (CTRL+space), no information is
    displayed.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The content assist for a COBOL statement fails when the COBOL
    statement has a string literal. Here is an example:
    
    IF S_VARIABLE = 'X'
    
    END-IF
    
    If you place the cursor in the line between IF and END-IF, and
    use the content assist (CTRL+space), no information is
    displayed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • ****************************************************************
    
    USERS AFFECTED:
    RDz users who edit COBOL programs and invoke content assist
    in COBOL statements with string literals.
    ****************************************************************
    
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    RDz did not provide content assist proposals when editing
    COBOL programs if content assist was invoked in a COBOL
    statement that contained string literals.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V8.5.1.1 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM76602

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    803

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-06

  • Closed date

    2013-03-21

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-21

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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More support for:

Rational Developer for System z

Software version:

803

Reference #:

PM76602

Modified date:

2013-03-21

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