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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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"Show in Table" view as provided in RSE needed for iProjects

In Remote Systems Explorer ther is an option to show all Sourcemembers or Library Objets in a table view. Use Case: his view is a substitute for the old PDM view which is urgently needed when browsing the short PGM names by looking at the Text Att...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Need possibility to do remote actions for multiple sourcemembers at once

We need the possibility to compile / use remote actions for more than ojust one sourcemember at once.The isea ist select multiple mebers and do the remote action or to select the complete sourcefile to do te remote action for all members Use Case:...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Mixed case CL after prompt

When prompting a CL command in the LPEX editor, the prompter returns the results in all uppercase. It would be much better to maintain the case, as mixed case is easier to read and often times the desired effect. Use Case: Many programmers utilize...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Field names on content assist crt-space function

When using the crt space function and selecting a prototype or procedure definition the RDi provides with a useful prompt showing parameter positions and lengths it would be really helpful If this could also include the parameter name as part of t...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDi i Projects - allow saving source in IFS instead of library

Since most of the compilers now support storing source in the IFS, it would be nice if the projects would also support saving source code in the IFS instead of just a library/source file. Use Case: In a project, right click on the project and spec...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

ScreenDesigner support for building menus

ScreenDesigner should support the creation and modification of IBM i menus, at least the integrated editing and compile of the DDSMNU and MNUCMD source members that form the foundation for an IBM i menu. Use Case: The use would be similar to part ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Option to disable automatic selection of Restrict search to selection

A previous RFE requested that RDi find text work like standard Eclipse find text. Part of that was the automatic selection of the "Restrict search to selection" checkbox if you have lines selected in the editor. I would like to disable that option...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDP - Remote Systems LPEX editor free-form SQL enhancements (better formatting)

The SQL formatting can be improved. Indent after the ON clause and after the AS clause in SQL statements. For examples go to developerWorks RD Power forum and look for the 'Free-form SQL formatting...' thread. Use Case: When embedding SQL in a RPG...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

ScreenDesigner support all keywords that have visual impact such as CHGINPDFT in design view

Some keywords have visual effect that is not reflect in the design or preview tabs. One example is CHGINPDFT.This confuses developers because they think they have not set the appropriate keywords and they loose time.Development is not accepting it...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

From a DTAARA, a "Display" option

In RSE, a "display" option on a *DTAARA object, to see the content and the definition of a data area, as we can do with PDM option 5 Use Case: Without that, we have to use PDM or the DSPDTAARA command on a 5250 screen
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration