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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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RDI: show percentage of zoom in/out in the source

In RDI you can zoom in or out (change font size) in the source using ctrl+ and ctrl- I would like that the percentage is shown to the left of the maximize/minimize buttons in the LPEX editor.Maybe also the possibility to click on a "+" ot "-" to i...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Delivered

Live Update of Content Assist

In RDP 8.5, we received live outline refresh, which is great. However for me, I always associated the outline with content assist. Except the content assist does not have visibility of the live outline data until a manual refresh is done I am told...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Delivered

Toggle button on Outline view to synchronize with the current selection in Lpex

In the outline view of RDi there should be a mark on the actual procedure or subroutine. The mark should be automatically updated every time when i scroll through the source code. Use Case: If i have procedures with many lines in my source i can n...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

RDI LPEX zoom in/out like Eclipse Neon

Eclipse neon allow developer to Zoom in & out with shortcuts keys Ctrl+= (Zoom-in) and Ctrl+-(Zoom-out). Lpex needs to have this same feature. Use Case: changing the font for lpex is extremely cumbersome. Browser, other IDE/editor all have the...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Nesting shortcuts (c-s-m & c-s-o)

The current function of the nesting shortcuts Ctrl-Shift-M and Ctrl-Shift-O will only work if the cursor is positioned on the IF/END or DO/ENDDO or SELECT/ENDSL statement. These two shortcuts should also allow positioning on the related ELSE or WH...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

Setting to Change Default Insert Mode for Editor

Allow users to configure the default insert mode used in the LPEX editor. Currently, the editor defaults to replace mode every time a file is opened. I would like to be able to change it to default to insert mode instead. Use Case: Allow users to ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Delivered

Choose appropriate colors for find-replace dialog in Dark theme

When using the Dark theme, the options in the find-replace dialog which overlays LPEX are unreadable because the text is still colored for light themes. (See attachments.) Most other aspects of the RDi environment work well in the Dark theme, so t...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

Rational Developer for i Keepalive for Debug Server

For Debug Server started using the command STRDBGSVR the Keep Alive on its port (3825) is never sent.See case TS008748689 Use Case: We found that despite any value set on CHGTCPA TCPKEEPALV parameter the QB5ROUTER "debug server router function" se...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Always show subroutine/sub-procedure name where cursor is located

Recent changes to Rational Developer allow the user to display the name of the subroutine/sub-procedure that the cursor is located in. This only works if the cursor is not on a control statement (a line that contains IF, ELSE, DO, SELECT, etc.). T...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Compare Doesn't Merge from RSE

In iProjects source compare provides a way to merge differences from one source file to the other. However, when comparing source from within RSE, this feature is missing even though by all other appearances, it is the same. Please add the merge o...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered