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IBM i

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339 VOTE

RDi Lite, RDi Premium

RDi Lite, RDi Pro, RDi Premium versions needed Use Case: Right now the RDi pricing makes management hesistant in allocating budget as they can't see the ROI on it. To make them see it, we need the Lite version. It should be free and should basic f...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 49 Delivered
252 VOTE

Add BRMS & AJS to the new Navigator for i

The New Navigator for i is brilliant. Today we are forced to use the heritage Navigator for i if we want to maintain BRMS and the Advanced Job Scheduler. BRMS and AJS need to be part of the New Navigator for i as soon as possible, removing the nee...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 19 Delivered
222 VOTE

Request about Printing forms with ruled line on ACS.

■Description & BackgroundOn IBM i Access for Windows or Pcomm,it is possible to output forms to the printer by a GDI printing capability of a windows printer session.But that is not possible on ACS. On ACS, for printing forms with ruled line,i...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered
148 VOTE

SQL prompting in ACS

The new SQL tool in ACS make so much more sense than the old STRSQL - however, the prompt feature from the STRSQL where schemas, tables, columns can be selected from drop-down to construct SQL statements is really missing in the new ACS. Use Case:...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Delivered
139 VOTE

DB2 service for IFS listing

I'd like to be able to get a list of IFS files within a directory using a DB2 service. For example, to get the root directory:SELECT * FROM TABLE(QSYS2.GET_IFS('/')) A Which would return a list of stream files and directories within root. For the ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 13 Delivered
137 VOTE

Enhance the interface for Run SQL Script in IBM i ACS

I would like to see the Run SQL Script interface support "." dot prompting for columns with descriptions, types and length. For example when typing in a select statement the user would use an alias such as:"Select a.column from mytable a"Once the ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 8 Delivered
126 VOTE

New built-in function %SPLIT.

The new built-in function %SPLIT can be used to extract an array of elements from a source string. Use Case: DCL-S myArray VARCHAR(255) DIM(255);DCL-S myString VARCHAR(32767) INZ('a;b;c');DCL-C MY_SEPARATOR ';'; myArray = %SPLIT(myString : MY_SEPA...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 20 Delivered
123 VOTE

RPG refactoring ability

Would like to be able to perform refactoring on RPG code similar to the refactoring Eclipse can do with C++. Refactor > RenameRefactor > Extract Local VariableRefactor > Extract ConstantRefactor > Extract Function Use Case: Start with ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 15 Delivered
121 VOTE

Allow use of RPG constants in embedded SQL

When a constant is defined in RPG, allow that constant to be used in embedded SQL statements so that the value of the constant does not have to be hard coded in the SQL statement. Allow the constant to be referenced as if it were a program variabl...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 7 Delivered
118 VOTE

For RPG extend array capabilities

Extend arrays and data-structure arrays to be really dynamic without having to use base pointer and memory allocation. Without having to give number of max elements in dim(), e.g. dim(*varying) or dim(*dynamic) or dim(*automatic).Provide functiona...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 9 Delivered