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Application Development

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Fix NetServer jobs to start with AUTOSTART(*YES)

Problem: Netserver jobs do not autostart with CHGTCPSVR SVRSPCVAL(*NETSVR) AUTOSTART(*YES). This issue has been reported in some CASEs and others.Customers are guided to add STRTCPSVR *NETSVR to QSTRUPPGM. Fix NetServer jobs to start with AUTOSTAR...
12 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

ACS: Improve user experience by using better button texts

When the user get's an error message that needs to be confirmed try to provide the dialog in such a way that the user does not need to read the error message but can infer the action from the button text. See attachments.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Submitted

CAnn/CFnn and ENTER key

1) Can we have CAnn / CFnn without resulting indicator and have *INnn itself as the default result indicator? (CA12 itself should be enough to say *IN12 as response indicator.) -----o-o-o---- 2) Can we have Enter(*INxx) as a keyword similar to CAn...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Submitted

DDS in free format

I have attached a word document. I would like DDS specifications for DSPF, PF, LF etc. could be allowed in free format like the RPGLE program. Thank you.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

RPGLE Language Server (Language Server Protocol)

The Language Server Protocol (LSP) was created by Microsoft in 2016 as an open-source protocol for use between source code editors or integrated development environments (IDEs) and servers that provide programming language-specific features like c...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

STRDBG C/C++: ATTR should show type name of structs and classes instead of TYPE=RECORD

When debugging a C/C++ program and want to check the attributes of a struct or class using the debugger command ATTR it only shows "TYPE = RECORD, LENGTH = 574 BYTES". This information is not enough. Instead of "TYPE = RECORD" ATTR should show the...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Submitted

ACS Hotspots

We would like to take full advantage of ACS Hotspots but there is a conflict with programs where the mouse button has been enabled to recognise a double-click. The ENTER at cursor position also treated as double-click takes precedence and returns ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

API or SQL Service similar to QDCRDEVD DEVD1100 to retrieve *lan printers Address

Currently the only way to get the ip address for a *lan printer is DSPDEVD and page down. We have hundreds of printers and it would be beneficial to our help desk to be able to find it without giving them access DSPDEVD.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Submitted

Provide a QteRetrieveModuleViews API that works when NOT in Debug Mode

No APIs return the DBGVIEW(*LIST | *SOURCE | *ALL | *NONE | *STMT) attribute for programs or embedded *MODULEs except QteRetrieveModuleViews. However it, like all Qte* API are enabled only while the job is in Debug Mode. Please provide this inform...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Future consideration

Program References Enhancement

I would like to be able to see the Procedure Names a Program or Service Program require. I have a service program with 5 procedures defined in it. I can get a list of those procedures using DSPSRVPGM with DETAIL(*PROCEXP). This service program is ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration