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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Some hot keys to comment / uncomment the source code using LPEX Editor in RDPi

We (developers) who are using LPEX editor in RDPi really feel a need of a hot key to comment/uncomment the source code(s). While writing source codes using LPEX editor if I need to comment/uncomment some of my source code lines I have to individua...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Add "File Name" Column to Object Table Member List

I would like a "File Name" added to the object table member view. Use Case: When viewing source members in a library it is possible for two source members to share the same name. It would be nice to have available a column for "File Name"
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Hebrew looks backwards when exiting visual mode in LPEX editor

RDp/Lpex support the Visual Widget used to enter the text in Hebrew Use Case: When selecting a source member in the iProject view and writing Hebrew in visual mode (Alt + =), while in visual mode Hebrew looks correct.When exiting visual mode the H...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Prevent Save Password &? Auto Login

We need to prevent RDp users from saving their userID and password in the "Remote System Explorer" perspective or prevent them from adding such information in menu window>Preferences then under Remote Systems>Password Use Case: When prompt t...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Screen Designer - a way to select file level properties

In the design view I have not seen a way to bring up the properties at the file level for a DSPF without first switching to the source view and then back to design view. Can there be a button or something in the tool bar that gets one to the file ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Add ability to turn off outline view functions in preferences

Add an option to disable the outline view from the preferences in RDp. Use Case: With a slow connection, the editor updating and scrolling stutters. A little circle appears and you have to wait. The abilty to disable this feature would allow you t...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered