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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Possibility to create IFS objects filters

Because many sources for IBM objects e.g programs, commands can be stored in IFS directories, it would be good to have possibility to define IFS directories and files filters like ones available for objects.
4 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 0 Submitted

Usage of Enumeration in "Outline"-View

When we declare fields, files, enumerations etc. we can see them in our Outline-view and click on them to jump to their declaration in the code.With normal fields, files etc. we also get the references which indicate in which line they are used an...
28 days ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Code Coverage Consolidation with multiple cczip files on same object not working in RDi9.8

In RDi 9.8, When executing multiple test cases on different procedures in a module or on a program, different cczip files are created. We use below approach to consolidate them and generate the final code coverage. However, it doesn't consolidate ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Restore integrated execution of sql

with 9.8, you have to open your code separately in iACS RSS rather than just <F5> to execute the sql with RDi RSE
3 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Allow "Refactor" to rename the record format named on the SFILE() keyword in a dcl-f statement.

When refactoring record format names in a display file, I noticed that using the Refactor action on the record format name works fine everywhere BUT the file specification that references the record format name on a SFILE() keyword. I have to reme...
3 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Show true data type of parameters declared with *EXACT

When showing content assist, or in the Outline view, when displaying the prototype of a procedure, show the actual declared data type for the parameters declared with options(*EXACT). This keyword requires that we pass a variable declared EXACTLY ...
4 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

SQL1103 in Error List for QTEMP tables

On a compile, the Error List shows SQL1103 (Column definitions for table &1 in QTEMP not found) for QTEMP tables that don't exist in the RDi job. Those messages are irrelevant and can cause pertinent warnings to be missed. RDi should suppress ...
4 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Display fields and/or structures defined with TEMPLATE differently in the outline.

It's nice to know that a data element is a "data type" or "template" rather than usable storage. Also, if you have the knowledge available during editing, don't suggest TEMPLATE items in calculations. They're OK for like() and likeds(), %size(), t...
6 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Add Compare/Merge API that ignores source sequence/dates

Probably the single most requested RDi function that customers ask for is the ability to do compare/merge of source members without impacting existing source sequence/dates - we cannot provide this ability without help from Eclipse/IBM, to either ...
6 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Add API for Debug (Set Service Entry Point) actions in RDi

One of the most common requests we have for customers is the ability to do the Set Service Entry Point action from within our plugin - we cannot provide this ability without help from IBM, to either document an existing public interface or provide...
6 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration