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Allow Refactor Rename to wrap lines when the new length is longer than the record length

When using the Refactor>Rename on ILE RPG, it is possible for the length of the line to exceed the record length of the original line. In this case RDi should break the line at an appropriate place and wrap it onto a new line. It would be ideal...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered
339 VOTE

RDi Lite, RDi Premium

RDi Lite, RDi Pro, RDi Premium versions needed Use Case: Right now the RDi pricing makes management hesistant in allocating budget as they can't see the ROI on it. To make them see it, we need the Lite version. It should be free and should basic f...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 49 Delivered

RDI: Not all record formats specified with include are shown in outline

When specifying include for more than 1 recordformat in the F-specifications only the first record format is shown. For example the logical file MyFileL1 has the record formats MyFileR1,MyFileR2 and MyFileR3. If you have this specification:FMyFile...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Always show subroutine/sub-procedure name where cursor is located

Recent changes to Rational Developer allow the user to display the name of the subroutine/sub-procedure that the cursor is located in. This only works if the cursor is not on a control statement (a line that contains IF, ELSE, DO, SELECT, etc.). T...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

RDi search should include PF38-SRC as well as PF-SRC.

RDi search should include PF38-SRC as well as PF-SRC. Since we migrated from a System/38 to AS/400 (and now are on IBM i) many of our source files still have an object attribute of PF38-SRC. This really is no disadvantage except that doing an "IBM...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

Recognize fields renamed in RPG I-specs in RDi live outline

Currently RDi doesn't recognize renames of fields in RPG I-specs. For example, in the code below, the outline fails to recognize p3srvl as a defined field, and all functions dependent on it do not function. Please consider enabling the live outlin...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Service Entry Breakpoint conditionable on program variables.

A service entry breakpoint is currently on conditional on the program/cmodule called and userid.This is insufficient if the there are many porgrams invoked under the same userid. What is required is the ability to set a break point based on the va...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

RDI: Fields defined in multiple files are not shown in outline

When a field is defined in multiple files it is not possible to see this in the outline. If you have 2 files ( myFileA and myFileB ) both containing the field myField then expanding the outline for myFileA should also show the line for myFileB wit...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

Remove scrolling when repositioning to next/previous error.

When using the next/previous error buttons in RDi, the program used to go directly to the source line. At some point this was changed to scroll to the source line. However, this scrolling is much too slow and negatively affects the time taken to c...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Refactor->Extract Procedure - for ILE RPG

Code Refactoring is a well known software best practice that involves improving the structure of existing computer code while preserving its behaviour.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_refactoringEclipse already has excellent refactoring support ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered