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My ideas: RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Add a setting to turn off the fly-over text

in RPG program, when you have a fairly long sql query, with comments, the fly-over text takes up the entire screen and the source code is then hidden.it would be necessary to provide a parameter or a key sequence to be able to deactivate the fly-o...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Reduce the referenced fields in RPG's outline view

RPG's outline view lists as referenced the fields (or data structures) used in LIKE or LIKEDS. Would be useful having an option to filter this type of references since, usually, are not needed. The benefit of this change becomes very apparent when...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDI: Outline does not show SORTA modifying array

If you have a SORTA in the program then it is not shown in the outline that the array is modified, only referred to. The content of the array is not modified but the sequence might be changed. Like in the files you could show the operation done to...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Export LPEX Outline View

The content of the LPEX Outline view should be exportable. It would be a great basis for application documentation—even better if the context help for procedures/fields/constants would be included. JSON or XML would be fine maybe also a readable f...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Freely Choose Tab Color for Members in LPEX

The user should be able to set the color of an LPEX tab. Example: When working on a customer management application, one could color all members (RPG, DDS, CL etc.) that belong to processing the customer list in one color and the ones that belong ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Display a timestamp in the Error List header to indicate when the currently displayed messages were retrieved

When compiling a source member yields identical results to the previous compile - typically when there are no errors - it is impossible to tell that another compile has occurred. Under several circumstances, a compile may not actually occur when r...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Force Outline update when verifying prior to verify beginning

It is annoying to Ctrl-Shift-V to verify code and find that DSPF's, PRTF's, and other file objects & definitions added to the program cause a lot of errors in the error list window. If Verify performed an outline update prior to actually verif...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RPG Refactor Redundant Code

It would be awesome to highlight a piece of code, find all instances of the highlighted pattern, and refactor all instances to a subroutine or a procedure. For example, the code below. I found three instances of this code in the same program. This...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Ctrl / behavior enhancement request

I would like to request an enhancement to RDi for the Ctrl / and Ctrl \ key functions so that they either perform the "new" way which is consistent with Eclispe, or, the keystrokes perform as they did prior to the installation of Version: 9.6.0.12...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

RDi: Enhance Ctrl+Shift+M to jump to ELSE, ELSEIF, WHEN, etc.

Ctrl+Shift+M is used to jump from one end of a control block to another, and is very useful in identifying or skipping past an entire control block. However, control blocks are often made up of a number of 'sub' control blocks delineated by ELSE, ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration