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Checkbox for option does not support 27x132 display size

if a checkbox is used in a subfile, at V7R2 it does not support 27x132 display size. Throws a compilation error for fields located outside 74 position. Use Case: The checkbox - a versatile function available on green screen is not usable when the ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Is a defect

Included named indicators to avoid running out of Indicator limit 01 through 99 in DSPF

Our clients use Green Screen Displays which need many modifications. Most often when 3 or more screens with subfiles are used in the DSPF, the indicator count is exhausted. I know that IBM introduced 3 indicators for each option to overcome the li...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Not under consideration

IBM i developer workstation emulation (like zPDT)

allow offline IBMi development, using workstation-based system emulator which can facilitate github/CI/CD development integration similar approach has been available for System Z via Rational developer tools and zPDThttps://www-356.ibm.com/partner...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

GENUUID to previous versions

Add version 4 UUID in V7R2 onwards Use Case: Version 4 UUID's provide a far better chance of obtaining a unique ID. V7R4 has been announced with Version 4 UUID generation capabilities so we would like it to be implemented in previous versions if p...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Future consideration

How to input UTF16 over 20000 (ISO /IEC 10646)

Under win 10,some UTF-16 chinese characters are working finewith RPGLE /RPG... and Display FileBut some chinese character with "ISO/IEC 10646" value > 20000, such as "ISO/IEC 10646" = 21884 We cannot input and displayCould you fix it ? Regards ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 5 Not under consideration

Bring Eclipse CHE 7.0 to IBM i

Eclipse Che as a zero-install development environment that runs in a browser, Eclipse Che makes it easy for someone to join your team and contribute to a project. https://che.eclipse.org/eclipse-che-7-is-coming-and-its-really-hot-1-4-64d79b75ca02 ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Not under consideration

Increase maximum combined length of all fields in DSPF

We are using ProfoudUI, which creates Rich Display files. They are stored in DSPF member types, and are compiled as such (but utilize OpenAccess instead of 5250). Unfortunately, DSPF has a maximum record length of all variables of 32763 bytes - wh...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Please extend the length of ALIAS in a Physical File

Please extend the length of the ALIAS field in physical files. Use Case: Whilst I appreciate that DDS is not really supported from future development, there is a need to make some limited improvements. In today's times, interfaces with other inter...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

Enable SFTP for IBMARE

SYSTEM : IBM IProduct : IBMAREDescription : Our team is using ARE product. Currently IBM do not have the option to secure the data transfer between the host IBMARE and the remote machines. We would really need a secure way of data transfer as an e...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 0 Future consideration

STRDBG can not show values for arrays that are indexed by (*)

When using STRDBG to debug a RPG program there is a problem when you want to display an array that is indexed by (*). For example this program:D nbr s 10i 0 dim(10) C eval nbr(*) = 1234 C eval *INLR = '1' C return If you put the cursor on the fiel...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Future consideration