• Use FTP for Host Encyclopedia file transfers rather than HLLAPI (F53551)

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    Currently Planned
    12 votes
    Currently, communications with the Host Encyclopedia from the CA Gen toolset are done via HLLAP and a limited number of supported 3270 emulators.  Instead, FTP should be used as it has much faster performance mov...
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Allow IN and BETWEEN clauses in all relational expression - F49122

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    Not planned
    15 votes
    Although you can use the IN and BETWEEN clauses in the READ / READ EACH statement, it would be helpful if you could also use those clauses in any relational expression (such as in IF statements).   Note that thi...
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Extend the length for numeric attributes to 31 digits - F49125

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    Not planned
    12 votes
    The length for numeric attributes is restricted to 18 digits. COBOL allows a maximum length of 31 digits if the compiler option ARITH(EXTEND) is set. Due to the fact that the compiled programs show performance benef...
    frank.gerschwiler
    last modified by frank.gerschwiler
  • Window design setting position and size properties via keyboard - F49123

    score12
    Wish-Listed
    12 votes
    In Gen window design it would be useful if we were able to set left, top, width and height properties via the keyboard for individual controls.
    alialci
    last modified by alialci
  • Allow -1 for space in DB2 (F74924)

    score11
    Under review
    11 votes
    We would like to be able to specify -1 for space in DB2   CREATE TABLESPACE My_Space IN My_DB USING STOGROUP My_SG PRIQTY -1 SECQTY -1.... To allow DB2 to manage the space
    Britt-Marie
    last modified by Britt-Marie
  • Support Select Clause Isolation Level for SQL Server, ODBC / ADO.NET and JDBC - F49129

    score10
    Under review
    10 votes
    Currently, on READ/READ EACH/SUMMARIZE/SUMMARIZE EACH statements, the Select Clause Isolation Level is only supported when targeting DB2 and SQL/MP.  I'd like to extend that support to SQL Server, ODBC / ADO.NET ...
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Allow 'optional' attributes to be defined as not null + default value - F49126

    score10
    Under review
    10 votes
    Hi,   on a DBMS, an 'optional' column can be one of the following options:   1) a nullable column 2) a nullable column with a default value 3) a not null column with a default value   But in GEN, i...
    julio.ezequiel.decastro
    last modified by julio.ezequiel.decastro
  • Support microseconds in Oracle and MS/SQL - F49130

    score6
    Not planned
    6 votes
    Would like to have microseconds supported for Oracle and MS/SQL databases for TIME and TIMESTAMP data types.  Currently only milliseconds are supported.
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Support for Tab Control in CA Gen for GUI - F32318

    score17
    Wish-Listed
    17 votes
    The Farpoint Tab control ocx that was previously support by CA Gen is no longer supported by its vendor and there are no suitable replacements that work with CA Gen 8.5 for developing GUI windows.  I think you CA...
    bkelling
    last modified by bkelling
  • Allow SQL statements to be implemented as stored procedures - F49131

    score7
    Currently Planned
    7 votes
    Note that this idea came from the members of the European user groups at the user group meetings held in March, 2014.
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Only show GLOBDATA message for turning off high-performance view passing with EABs - F35198

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    Currently Planned
    1 vote
    If you deselect the High Performance View Passing option for an action block which is not an EXTERNAL you still receive the message:   --------------------------- Confirmation --------------------------- WARNING:...
    JCarter
    last modified by JCarter
  • Java limit for Flow Tables - F59583

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    Currently Planned
    6 votes
    The CA Gen source code generator takes into account the 64KB Java limit for the action diagram logic and tries to split the code into several functions. However it currently doesn’t deal with the Java limit...
    Hillrich Oncken
    last modified by Hillrich Oncken
  • Enable the save button on Proxy Code Generation panel - F49127

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    Currently Planned
    10 votes
          In the Proxy Code Generation dialog there is a Save button that always is disabled.   It would be great if I could save my settings so I don’t have to choose component type and o...
    Britt-Marie
    last modified by Britt-Marie
  • Repeating Group Views with Cardinality 1 - who else uses them? (F57118)

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    Currently Planned
    14 votes
    Most people use Group Views for their repeating rows. However, it is possible to specify Cardinality 1, or alternatively a 'NON-Repeating' Group View (sometimes called a 'Singleton' Group View).  These are implem...
    JohnGymer
    last modified by JohnGymer
  • CA Gen New & Updated Knowledge Base Articles for February 2019

    Here is the second list of New & Updated Knowledge Base Articles for February (February 12 - March 11) The full Knowledge Base Articles history can be found from the CA Gen Product Information page: ...
    Lynn_Williams
    last modified by Lynn_Williams
  • Gen Online Training - What do you need?

    Hi All,   When I joined the Gen team a few months back, I took the online Gen training to jump start my learning of the product.  I learned a lot about Gen in the process, but I also had some ideas on how w...
    Susan Brude
    created by Susan Brude
  • Artificial Intelligence Awareness Survey 2019

    Hello Mainframe Communities Members!   As part of our ongoing mission to create useful products, the Artificial Intelligence User Experience (AIUX) team is conducting a brief survey on awareness of AI among CA Te...
    mcfle01
    created by mcfle01
  • [VIDEO] Greg Lotko interviewed at IBM Think 2019 by theCUBE

    Clayton Donley Head of Security and Integration, Broadcom Inc. & Greg Lotko, SVP and GM, Mainframe Division, Broadcom Inc. sits down with John Furrier & Stu Miniman at IBM Think 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
    Lenn Thompson
    created by Lenn Thompson
  • Parallel Development In GEN

    Hi All; CA Gen designed with encyclopedia in sequential devolvement without merge the code between the models only migration option that make a lot of delay to de...
    t-kamal
    last modified by t-kamal
  • Add support for current subscript in DTU - F49120

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    Currently Planned
    14 votes
    We would like to be able to see the current subscript for a RGV in the DTU. Currently you can only see LAST, not current.
    Britt-Marie
    last modified by Britt-Marie