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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Modify cache for system commands to prevent constant downloads of commands that prompt.

I often need to use ADDLIBLE and RMVLIBLE when supporting other developers. While working remotely it has become noticeable that the ADDLIBLE and RMVLIBLE commands are never cached locally and are always downloaded. I guess one could say 1o 15 sec...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDI-COBOL: Allow apostrophe for SQL literal delimiter

See Support Case TS003461172--PMR's are old school :-! In the LPEX editor, SQL statements with a blank value trigger a "SQL0113 Name ' not allowed" message. e.g.: ----------------------------exec sqldeclare SampleCursor cursor forselect Field1, ' ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Allow Resequencing and Delete options for Filters in RDi

When changing an existing Member, File, or Library filter, you're choice is to add filter entries. I would like to be able to delete existing filter entries and resquence the existing entries so that the (in this case) members appear in my desired...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Find/Replace (CTRL-F) regular expressions in RDP (LPEX) should match the help text "regular expression patterns".

Using the regular expressions for find/replace in the LPEX editor on RDP is confusing. The help text clearly shows that the regular expression patterns should use the details described in the java.util.regex.Pattern javadoc but there are differenc...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDI LPEX Editor add Signature Feature to COBOL Source Members

In the LPEX editor for RPG, you have already implemented the 'signature' option so the user may specify a text string to be inserted into each line of a source member added/modified by the user. Can you please implement this same feature for COBOL...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

RDI/RDP Copy/Paste like WDSC had for COBOL

In WDSC we could copy/paste on a line and not have the editor cut our words when pasting and it hits column 7(Comment Column) or column 73. ? ?Look at examples below I want to comment out the second line of the IF statement so I copy the my Projec...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Save and restore Object Table columns

The Object Table has an option to "Re-open to previous state" that usually remembers the CONTENT of the table and restores it the next time RDi is started. It would be really nice if it would also remember the column widths and restore those too. ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Make RDi main product reopen on monitor it was shut down on when restarted

I have needs to have several different compile environments and I do not use multiple connections because I have to use tools in RDi that do not honor those connections properly. So, I often set up the library list for the environment I want and I...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDi recent file list file name translation

My recent files shows: 1 ITEM_5FT.SQLRPGLE2 DIV_5FT.RPGLE3 SHIPPING_5FH.RPGLE4 SHIPPING.SQLRPGLE Only the 4th name is accurate, the other names are really ITEM_T.SQLRPGLE, DIV_T.RPGLE and SHIPPING_H.RPGLE. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Widen panel dividers

Maybe I'm getting old ;-) ... but I'm frustrated wasting precious seconds moving my cursor back and forth across the panel dividers in a perspective trying to position the cursor precisely in the 2-pixel (or so it seems) width of the divider, requ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration