Cobos 4.3 Release Notes
Release 4.3.0 [2019-12-23]
Improvements in this version:
Editors – New Templates implementation
- COBOL, JCL, PL/I, RPG and Rexx Editors implement the Eclipse Templates view, Content Assist, Templates Preferences pages.
- At insertion time, key “tab” to walk from variable to variable, replace several occurrences of the same variable at once.
- Editor Templates Preferences page allows you to create, edit, delete, import, and export templates.
- New sets of templates are provided for COBOL, JCL, PL/I, RPG and Rexx Editors.
Cobos4i – support of DBCS and enhancements
- DBCS charsets are supported by the SmartPad4i Emulator
- A menu item for the Configuration has been added
- Date format issues has been fixed in the Tutorial
- FTP4i compilation supports DBCS charsets, japanese locale and listings formats up to IBM i V7R4!
- Automatic workspace configuration at eclipse startup (activator and hosts files)
- COBOL Editor: Toggle Comment takes care of lines starting with inline comment
- FTP4i: add templates for support of C language
- z/OS and IBM i build: process option “Edit generated (J)CL” or “Submit generated (J)CL”
- je3270 accepts Chinese and Japanese charsets
- Editors preferences look & feel is normalized
This release solves the following bugs:
29098 – z/OS mainframe ISPF invocation: TSO PROF NOPREF compatibility
29113 – COBOL Editor – data entered in columns 1-6 is no more parsed for syntax coloring
29174 – FTP4i connection: Uppercase messages supported
29179 – z/OS mainframe: fix default codepage affectation in member exit procedure
29189 – Rexx Editor: suppress “Rexx language” property in Preference panel
29223 – z/OS mainframe build procedure: CICS lib might not be added to SYSLIB
29276 – License: no more unwanted “unknown feature” message at startup
29577 – Z/Navigator: Manage List exception when refreshing a no more existing PDS
29583 – FTP4i compilation: “QUOTE RCMD” is not added before native FTP command
29678 – Editors: change cursor caret when switch to overwrite mode
29693 – Z/Jobs displays a wrong hostname when reopening the view