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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Add member type to remote search

As the member filters have please add a member type to the remote search dialog box. Use Case: I am currently doing SQL program research and I would like to eliminate programs that are not SQLRPGLE. Sometimes when the remote search criteria has to...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Color code LPEX tabs for different servers

When editing sources from multiple servers, color code the tabs of the source members (in the LPEX editor) to identify which server/connection the source belongs to. Use Case: It would be really useful when checking sources on different systems (e...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPGLE Formatter: Let procedure body begin in column 8.

When editing "column-limited free form" RPGLE source (where all code begins in column 8), allow the RPGLE formatter to place the content of the procedure beginning in column 8 rather than indented one indent level. I consider the content of the pr...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Content assist proposals from included stream files

In LPEX editor while editing RPG source code it is not possible to get content assist entries from included stream files (even if the include path is absolute). Include the content of the included stream files in the content assist proposals. Add ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Launch Run SQL scripts from rdi debug monitor variable

In RDI debugger, when working with an rpgsql, could “launch run sql scripts” be added as a menu option for a monitored variable? My rpgsql program builds the sql statement based on prompted entries on the display file. When testing/ debugging, I m...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

LPEX Editor should support the IFS file system on the IBM i for open or browse of /copy files

In Rational Developer for i is a function for opening /COPYand /INCLUDE files by pointing at the source line where the copy is definded, right clicking and choosing Source > /COPYmember > Edit. This is working only when the Source is stored ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

From multiple *MODULE objects, the "CRTPGM" and "SRVPGM" options (like in PDM options 26 and 27)

The ability, when selecting multiple *MODULE objects in RSE, to create a program or a service program, with the appropriate command to be prompted, as we can do with PDM options 26 and 27 Use Case: To easily create ILE programs or service programs...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Allow condition indicators at record level in screen designer

The SDA and Code/400 Designer products have always had the ability to set condition indicators during the design mode in order to overlay or hide fields on the display.This function is needed when there are multiple fields on a record occupying th...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Display Data Queue View in RDi

I would like to see a view in RDi to display a data queue.This could be a Show in Table action on a Data Queue object in the Object Subsystem.It does not have to be editable. View-only is fine Use Case: I have lots of data queues in my set of prog...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

in RDi have the ability to use F3 in a COBOL source program

When developing and troubleshooting programs in RDi within an RPGLE program, the ability to jump to a subprocedure using F3 and returning with the "Alt + Arrow key" is a great feature. Request modifications be made to the development tool to allow...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration