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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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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

Include additions & deletions to list of problems when using "Compare to file..."

When using the "Compare to file..." option the list of problems includes only things where there was something in the original source that were changed in the new source. If there is only something in the new source, it is not included in the list...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

RDI 9.0.1 Outline View - DDS indicator list

When in the LPEX editor, there is an outline view that shows lists of fields, indicators, etc., when in an RPG source member. This is an excellent pane of information. However, we are not finding an indicator list when working on a DDS source memb...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Future consideration

Auto Generate file open for RPG IV

I can generate Procedures, D-Specs, and Java Method Calls from a right click menu in the LPEX editor for RPG. It would be useful if I could generate file opens as well. It should work like this: 1. Right click in the editor, and select New -> F...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDi option to open member/file by URL or other external trigger (command line)

The option/feature, to open a member or IFS file in LPEX via an external trigger like - clicking an URL- a command on client side (Win/Mac/Linux)- a command on server side (IBM i) Use Case: Integration in SCM systems and/or inhouse-tools
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Allow SQL format option in RDi for SQL source types

Allow function in RDI for SQL source member types (TABLE, VIEW, FUNCTION, PROCEDURE, etc) that will reformat copy and pasted SQL so that it easily formats to the 80 column width of the source file. Allow "Format" option in the RDi source menu for ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 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

Using restart option i RDI does not reset sourceline date column - it becomes the date for the last time you started RDI.

As the Headline says. Source line date does default to todays date after restart, it keeps the date from the last time RDI was closed all the way down and up again. Use Case: Arrive work in the morning and unlock your computer (which you didn't tu...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 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, ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Outline View Artifacts from /INCLUDEs

In the LPEX editor (specifically for RPG) the outline view shows artifacts from include files. While I can understand that this may be desirable behavior some of the time, it is very annoying when developing a module that has includes for many oth...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration