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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Provide Split Screen Capability for all iSeries file types in RDi

We currently do a large amount of SQL development on the iSeries via RDi 9.0 and split screen capability is not available for SQL source members defined with a file type of SQL (non-standard). There is no good standard file type that is available ...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Enhance Find to search collapsed code

Update the Find functionality to find the search argument in collapsed code. Currently the LPEX editor says the argument is "not found" if all occurrences of it are in a block of code that has been collapsed. Ideally update LPEX to pull the line c...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Include Python and Perl IDE in RDi

IBM wants developers to use open source languages, therefore IBM has delivered Python and Perl. There is no IDE for these languages with IBM i integration.Please deliver plug-ins and perspectives for Rational Developer for i (RDi) for these new la...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Copy Function RDI

Hello, I have not checked out the new release yet but if the ability to copy from one source to another one open in the workspace using (c(c) and a) as we can do in the current source in addition to copy/paste would be a big time saver I think. Si...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

DB Development Perspective allow subset on Edit

IBM Rational Developer for i (RDi) version 9.6.0.1 has a Database Development perspective that allows editing of the contents of a Db2 table (right-click on table->Data->Edit). This brings back an arbitrary subset of the rows in the table. T...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Create/Amend filters using search results

When I access PDM's "find string" from within RDP (or through a remote search), I would like to add the results into a new/existing member filter, object filter and/or iProject folder with a click of a context option. This will allow large filters...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Allow multiple method selection in the Java Method Call Wizard

It is too slow and cumbersome to enter one method at a time using the Java Method Call Wizard. Allow me to identify a class and then select multiple methods. This would avoid the need to keep going back into the wizard to add additional methods an...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Make Content Assist/Autocomplete work with LikeRec & File Formats

Autocomplete for LikeRec does not offer up the files that are defined. Please have it do so. Autocomplete also doesn't bring up formats for files. I noticed this with a delete of a record from a qualified file. (I qualify all files in my programs....
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Add "Format Source" option to LPEX Editor save preferences.

Add option "Format source" to the "Save" preferences of the LPEX Editor. When "Format source" is checked, the LPEX Editor should format the source code before saving it. Use Case: The "Format source" option is required when using a source code rep...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration