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My ideas: RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Include SQL Cross Reference in RPG Outline View

We feel as though the Outline view in RDi 9.5 should be enhanced and improved with respect to how it handles embedded SQL. The outline view only shows the files defined via RPG file declarations. Only references to RPG variables within the embedde...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

Collapse a section in RPG source.

Like in JavaScript or HTML source editors, in RPG I would like collapse a subroutine, a subprocedure, an IF - ENDIF and so on by cliking on symbol "-". Use Case: Like SEU command X.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

Do not change the date field in date area if only change for a source line is a "white space" change.

Do not change the date field in date area if only change for a source line is a "white space" change.Or a setting where you can control the date field in date area being updated on a source line "White space only" change. An example of this is RPG...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

In RDI ability to exit program debug immediately as in F3 using green screen STRDBG

Using green screen STRDBG, while stepping through any program using F10, if the developer presses F3 to exit, the program stops running immediately. This is a bit of a safeguard to many developers where they know they can end a job midstream. This...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Auto Generate Procedures

Today in Eclipse when coding Java applications you can type a call to a method without the method existing. When eclipse sees that the method does not exist it gives an auto correct option to create the method based on the parameters passed in the...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Tooltip for CL-Variables in Debug-Mode

In RPGLE the debugger is capable to show the contents of variables in a tooltip by selecting and hovering over its name. This functionality does not work for CLLE. Use Case: Any CLLE-program that needs to be debugged.
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDI 9.0.1 Outline View - DDS indicator list

When in the LPEX editor, there is an outline view that shows lists of fields, indicators, etc., when in an RPG source member. This is an excellent pane of information. However, we are not finding an indicator list when working on a DDS source memb...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Future consideration

ILE Build Tools for RDi

I really like the idea of an IDE. It should do all the keeping track ofthings for me. It should help me with my builds, it should make debugging easier for me, and RDI does a lot of that very nicely. But one place where it falls short is in helpin...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 11 Future consideration

Widen panel dividers

Maybe I'm getting old ;-) ... but I'm frustrated wasting precious seconds moving my cursor back and forth across the panel dividers in a perspective trying to position the cursor precisely in the 2-pixel (or so it seems) width of the divider, requ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

RDI/RDP Copy/Paste like WDSC had for COBOL

In WDSC we could copy/paste on a line and not have the editor cut our words when pasting and it hits column 7(Comment Column) or column 73. ? ?Look at examples below I want to comment out the second line of the IF statement so I copy the my Projec...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration