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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Make Compare More Accurate

The compare facility is a simple text compare. It easily gets confused when changes to source are too complex. It would be nice if the source compare had at least a little language specific intelligence. In RPG for instance the compare routines co...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Export Outline View Contents

The Outline view has drastically improved over the last several RDi releases. I propose that the data from the outline view be able to be exported. This data could then be used for a number of helpful things, but it would be especially helpful in ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under 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

RDi <End> behavior

<End> key should not consider white space when moving to the end of the line. This is especially troublesome when breaking a line up or cutting + pasting. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Ability to Copy or Duplicate Record Formats in Screen/Report Designer

In CODE/400's CODE DESIGNER it is possible to easily duplicate record formats with a few mouse clicks. In RDI's Screen/Report Designer this is not possible. Having to switch to the source view to copy and paste a record format isn't adequate nowad...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

IBM Rational Developer for i, lpex convert H,F,D,P spec to Free-Form

With the V7R2 version RPGLE is possibie to use free formats for Control, File, Definition, and Procedure statements.While LPEX editor allows conversion of specific C, does not allow free conversion formats for other specifications.It would be very...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Ctrl-m/Ctrl-Shift-m to navigate/select SQL statements

You can already use ctrl-m/ctrl-shift-m to jump between (or highlight) code blocks with the standard block identifiers like If/EndIf. It would be very good if the editor treated "exec sql" and ";" as block identifiers too. Use Case: Copying SQL fr...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

ILE RPG New Procedure Wizard Preferences

New procedure wizard creates creates its declarations in all upper case. It would be nice if the ILE RPG preferences page had an option to control the case to be used in the same way that Control Blocks do. Use Case: Currently the wizard creates t...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDi Projects CTRL-SHIFT-C support

In RDi RSE I can use the key combination CTRL-SHIFT-C to compile my program, however in RDi I Projects this is not possible. Please also provide this shortcut as it saves mouse handling. Use Case: In RDi RSE I can use the key combination CTRL-SHIF...
over 3 years 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