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My ideas: RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Let RDi correctly retrieve compile results when compiling two objects with the same same at the same time

The problem is, that the "Error List" view is not correctly loaded, when two objects of the same name but different types are compiled at once. In that case only the compile result of the second compile is displayed. The first idea is to change RD...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Use checksums for testing files for changes.

Today RDi uses timestamps for testing local and remote members for changes. If the timestamps do not match, the Remote Reconciler assumes that a member was changed on the local or remote system. But of course that may not be true. For example, mem...
8 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Add .ignore file to i Project

Add a .ignore file (similar to the Git .gitignore file or the svn:ignore property) so that the developer can specify files or members that must be ignored by the Remote Reconciler. That would be very useful if a developer stores multiple i Project...
8 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Template for RPF fixed

The templates can only be used with the free RPG code.Please add support for fixed RPG code. Or reintroduce snippet support, they were perfect!
9 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Would like an option to run the CL formatter over a whole member

I recently changed the CL formatter settings in Rational Developer for i. I'd like to reformat the member I am editing, but the only way I have found to do so is to modify every line. I accomplish this by replacing one blank with one blank, limiti...
9 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

When editing DDS, show Screen/Record format you are on, much like RDi shows (Main Procedure), subroutine or procedure as you click through the code.

As a Developer, when you search for text or page through your code, RDi shows you the name of the procedure, subroutine at the bottom left of the code window. In DDS for a Display file, you can not tell which record format you are in. For larger D...
10 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Add hover help features for Constant length to aid programmer productivity.

While editing programs, we often hover over a variable to see definition information. If it is a constant (DCL-C) type, when hovered over, you see only the value. You do not know the length. It would be helpful to add the length of the constant, s...
10 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDI: rendering a screen takes forever - should cache field reference file

I'm working from home via VPN. When editing a subfile in a display file it takes forever to render the screen using the screen designer. A total of 28 fields in the subfile control and subfile took 10 minutes to render. I think that the cause is t...
11 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Add optional capability similar to Source->Format, to allow developer to sort declarations by type. Source->Sort Declarations.

To improve programmer productivity and source readability. When reviewing programs, it would be helpful to be able to sort declarations into sequence by types, ie. DCL-C, DCL-DS, DCL-S, DCL-PI, DCL-PR would all be grouped together with like type v...
11 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Compatibility of RDi version 9.8 and EWM version 7.0.2.

We would like to suggest compatibility between RDi version 9.8 with EWM version 7.0.2.Because based on ELM Documentation of "Detailed System Requirements - Supported Software", the version compatible with the EWM 7.0.2 is the IBM Rational Develope...
11 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration