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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Move lines Up or Down in RDi/LPEX

RDi has a setting to move a line up or down (using ALT + UP / ALT + DOWN) that does not work in the LPEX Editor. Can we please enable that? Use Case: Rather than copying a line and pasting it elsewhere in your code - Hitting ALT + DOWN will move t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 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 ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Expand Object Table to copy members to different system

In the new, PDM-like Object Table, add ability to copy a member to a different LPAR/SYSTEM when using PDM option 3 Use Case: We have multiple systems, and there are times I need to copy a member to a different system for testing, etc. I can do thi...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDi: Support iRPGUnit & IBMiUnit

RDi & command-line code coverage support RPGUnit, however that tools is not actively maintained. Please support iRPGUnit (maintained by Thomas Raddatz and Mihael Schmidt) and IBMiUnit (supported by Marina Schwenk) as alternatives Use Case: Use...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under 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

Enable switching to Screen/Report Designer from LPEX

Enable switching to the Screen Designer or Report Designer when editing a DSPF or PRTF source type in LPEX. Use Case: Search for and find a source member, then open it in the LPEx editor. Add: a toolbar icon or menu action to switch to the screen/...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Shortcut for iProject Remote Action - Compile

We are using iProjects and have to compile a single source with Remote Actions - Compile, but there's actually no shortcut for it.(We cant't use Project build (Alt+Shift+B) ). You have to right-click to open context-menu, then left-click "Remote A...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Remember compile type per member

RDi remembers the last compile type used, for example CRTBNDRPG or CRTRPGMOD, however this is not per member. This always requires to right-click on the member, and select the proper compile type instead of just doing a CTRL-C to compile. Use Case...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Split Source support in RDi - any source type

Change so that source split keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+2, Ctrl+0, Alt+Shift+arrow) works with any source type. Use Case: We utilize atypical source member types to store SQL scripts, e.g., TABLE, SCRIPT, INDEX, SCHEMA, etc. As scripts become lengthy...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDi, PDM perspective, Mode Member, Option 2=Edit opens source in browse mode

RFE 14402 states the following: RFE14402 Add preference to default all opens to be browse only. On Remote Systems>IBM i>Objects Subsystempreference page, there is now a 'Open source in browse mode' preference. When the above option is checke...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect