PM77590: The Copy menu option is greyed out in a dynamic view.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Configuration:
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    Environment = Microsoft Windows (R)
    Tool = IBM Rational System Architect (R)
    Version = 11.4.2 (build 690)
    
    Description:
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    With a user defined dynamic view of the explorer for the context
    menu on a definition, the copy option is greyed out.
    
    Steps to Reproduce:
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    Firstly, notice in All View right click on a definition you have
    a copy option available.
    You can just use the My Views in the Explorer and create a
    Dynamic View there.
    In your dynamic View do the same and notice copy option is
    disabled (greyed out).
    
    If you need detailed steps you can also try this:
    1) create a new dynamic view report called test
    2) select to report on all definitions
    3) create a new explorer pane called test
    4) click on the icon / select you test pane
    5) click the create a new dynamic or static view button
    6) name test
    7) select dynamic, OK it.
    8) select the dynamic view tab
    9) add your report (from #2 above), ok it.
    10) expand the test folder, Action
    11) right click on 'Enable: manual operation'
    ==? Notice the copy option is disabled.
    
    Workaround:
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    Go back to the all view you can select your definition there to
    copy.  It should now be available in your dynamic view.  You may
    have to refresh the explorer to see it.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    Copy menu is disabled for items in a dynamic view.
    

Problem conclusion

  • There's no reason to prevent copying definitions listed in a
    dynamic view.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM77590

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC SYS ARCH

  • Reported component ID

    5724V68SA

  • Reported release

    B41

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-22

  • Closed date

    2013-06-14

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-14

  • 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

    TLOGIC SYS ARCH

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V68SA

Applicable component levels

  • RB41 PSN

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More support for:

Rational System Architect

Software version:

11.4.1

Reference #:

PM77590

Modified date:

2013-06-14

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