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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Controls for Procedure Creation Wizard Version Compatibility with /Free

I would like a *persistent* check-box on the Procedure Creation Wizard that allows for the Free/Fixed choice for D and P specs independently of the Free/Fixed for C specs. Use Case: I have been using V9.1 since it came out, but I am stuck on V5R3....
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Casing on Content Assist of File Data Structure Subfields

With fixpack 8.5.1, RDP Content Assist no longer picks up mixed case subfield names on data structures defined like a file. For example, if I have a file with a single field called CUSTNUM, if I use content assist on a data structure defined like ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Delivered

RPG lpex editor line split

RPG line split starts the new line in position 1 and causes errors. Would be nice for it to create the new line with same indentation as the existing line (more like the embedded SQL editor). Would be really cool if it could word-wrap automaticall...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

Change ctrl-f to function like eclipse find

Ctrl-f currently opens the find and replace window in the LPEX editor and pre-populates the find block with the selected text, or the last find text if nothing is selected. This is close to, but different from the base eclipse functionality. It sh...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

Allow setup of SEP from Show View Menu in LPEX

While in LPEX session if one presses Ctrl+F10 you see a menu that allows for setting break points and other features. It would be nice to have an option there to populate the SEP dialog box before setting the SEP. Use Case: When in an LPEX session...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

RDI: Indicators in column 71-76 are shown referenced but not modified in outline

In the outline in RDI indicators in column 71 to 76 are shown as referenced instead of modified. This makes it dificult to see where an indicator is changed. Use Case: For example the indicators 65, 16 and 75 are in colunm 71 to 76 c seton 65C Fie...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Provide for PDF Report on Code Coverage Usage captures

Request to be able to create a PDF report to support an individual Code Usage capture along with supporting the Merge of multiple Code Usage captures for reporting. The files we need to report on are created via the iSeries CODECOV command which c...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

lpex filter for sub routines & procedures

Please make a filter that will filter to sub rountine and procedure names. Use Case: I do not exclusively use sub routines or procedures in programs. I often use the filter by sub routine name or procedure name as a means of quick navigation. I th...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

The outline view for Cobol program is not detailed

The outline view for Cobol programs on IBMi is poor and not as detaild as the Outline for RPG source member or even for Cobol for AIX programs. Use Case: Provide the same view which is already present on the Development Cobol for AIX, or something...
over 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Do not show RPGLE hover info that simply parrots the actual line without additional info

The new hover function in the RPGLE editor tries to always show something.Sometimes that info is simply a repeat of the line (or part of line) under the mouse and adds no other information.This is distracting and mask part of the next line.For ins...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered