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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Change default behavior of filter pools in RDi.

In RDi filter pools are VERY useful! But, there are some strange behaviors that I think should be addressed. 1. For some reason you cannot rename, or delete the default filter pool. Also, the name of the filter pool is UGLY! If you try to rename i...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Future consideration

RDi word navigation

Use Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right for word navigation, not just whitespace. Characters like parameter separators (:), comparison operators (<, <=, >, >=, =), mathematical operators (+, -, *, /) should be "stop points." Bonus (although it sh...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

show "SKIPPED" break points in LPEX/Debugger editor like the break-point view

display "SKIPPED" break points in the editor like eclipse. Show a slash through the "SKIPPED" break-point icon if it is "SKIPPED". Do this in both LPEX/Debugger editor. Just like eclipse for Java shows "SKIPPED" break points. Use Case: Has caused ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

It is not possible to use another Editor for XML instead of LPEX-Editor!

I tried to use another editor for XML-Files located in IBM i-Sourcefiles. It doesn't matter if I install a new editor or trry to use another editor, RDi always use the LPEX-Editor. In this editor you cannot check XML-rules. Please give us the poss...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Allow renaming field into a data structure

Allow renaming a variable into a qualified data structure. Currently when that is attempted RDi says "You have specified an invalid name". Use Case: See attachment
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Future consideration

Align parameters in prototype hover text

In the hover text for a procedure, align the parameters. Currently the first parameter is way off to the right making it easy to miss. Use Case: See attachment.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

CL Parsing in LPEX Editor not using Line Length Preference Setting

The CL Parser in the LPEX Editor does not use the "Line Length" preference setting (for splitting a formatted command into multiple lines) when the "Automatic formatting" preference is turned off -- even though the "Line Length" preference shows a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 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

CLOB columns not showing in RSE>Show in Table>Data

I see that RSE>Show in Table>Data fails as well. And I think you might be right about the CLOB.Feel free to open a PMR (or Case as it it called today) on this situation. (For internal folks, you can find the reproducing materials in library ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration