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My votes: RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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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

Create/Add Member Filter from Object Table

Add function to Object Table to select one or more results, right-click, and add the selection to a member filter. There is a similar function in a 3rd party plugin called iSphere that allows adding search results to a member filter, but, its for ...
12 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDi IBM i Search retain last Member filter

Rational Developer for i version 9.8 always defaults to a blank Member filter when doing an IBM i Search (CTRL-H => IBM i Search). This means the "*" has to be entered every time. This was a change from prior versions (like 9.6) which defaulted...
12 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Bring the "Web" perspective to RDi 9.8

Hello, The "Web" perspective is part of the "Modernization Tools, Java Edition" which can be installed to RDi 9.6 via IBM Installation Manager. But in the new RDi 9.8 there is no way to install/use this perspective, so we're forced to stay with th...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Cursor Issues in LPEX editor V9.8 on Mac

There are multiple issues with cursor positioning in the LPEX editor on a Mac in version 9.8. These issues make using the product virtually unusable. Ending charactrs are not displayed when editing CL source, Editing RPG source is hit or miss on w...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

RDI: outline does not show fields modified by eval-corr

If you have two data structures and do an eval-corr in RPG dcl-ds myds1; a char(10); b char(10); c char(10);end-ds; dcl-ds myds2; a char(10); b char(10); c char(10); d char(10);end-ds; eval-corr myds2 = myds1; then it is not shown in the outline t...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Allow RDi to use saved ACS configuration.

RDi includes Access Client Solutions (ACS), but it doesn't allow you to use a saved configuration (e.g. 5250 .HOD file). This limits the usefulness of this tool
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

RDI: Outline should show length and number of decimals for fields defined with REFFLD()

When editing DSPF, PRTF and Physical files where the field is defined using the REFFLD keyword, the outline just shows the field that is used in the REFFLD keyword. It would be a great help if it could show the length and number of decimals of the...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Show Current DSPF or PRTF Record Format In Editor

When working with a source file for a DSPF or PRTF, based on the cursor position, display the current record format in the editor. This would be similar to the option for ILE RPG, "Show current procedure or subroutine in editor" (location: Window&...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Import existing user defined options into PDM perspective

We are relatively new to RDi and have a lot of user defined options coded for the green screen version of PDM. RDi does have a PDM perspective but there is no way to bring in the pre-existing options already defined in the green screen PDM. Need t...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration