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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Rational Developer for I version 9.0.1 freezes up

We have been using Rational Developer for Power Systems v 8.5 for quite a while. Using this IDE, we had little to no problems. Entering source code into the editor was smooth as well as scrolling, and updating the outline. (it practically never fr...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Outline doesn't show all the information of a file

When opening a the source code of a RPG-Program, sometimes not all the information is shown in the outline. For example the subprocedures are not shown. Seems to be an error and the log of RDP shows an Index out of bound exception.See an example a...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect

Launch LPEX editor from QSHELL terminal

Using RSE. It would be cool if I could find a way to launch LPEX editor when operating in QSHELL shell terminal. I know I can open IFS directories and perform the operation there. But having that option in QSHELL terminal is desirable. Use Case: R...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Include line not colored correctly

If I include a copy book from the IFS and the path is longer that position 50 the color coding doesn't work. Everything after position 50 is colored differently. Use Case: /include '/usr/local/include/json/json_h.rpgle'
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

RPG comment *

RPG comments with * in position 7 are not being filtered view code. When you do filter view comment they show and when you do filter view code they show. When prompting on a comment line the line type is clearly identified as: Line type:Comment. U...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Cursor Progression in FIND dialog is Different

RDP 9.1.The cursor progression in the "Find/Replace" dialog has changed from previous releases. After entering a search value, the <Tab> key moves focus to the first checkbox option ("Case sensitive") rather than to the "Next" button. (So, n...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

RDi 9.1 - Outline View Collapses

For the new RDi 9.1 that we just downloaded and installed ...... Outline View: when we have the Outline view opened up and accessing any of the information inside of it, when I click back in the program source text editor, the Outline view will 'c...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

IBM RDi - Compare function to work with Subversion controlled source

When using the Rational Developer for i (RDi) compare tool to compare source controlled by Subversion, the latest (i.e. current) source being compared does not display line numbers, therefore the compare highlights every single line as different. ...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Outline auto refresh

I like the auto refresh of the Outline view. But with vary large source members this feature causes serious system degradation and run time errors in RDP. It would be nice to be able to turn off the auto refresh when working on large programs. Use...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Sort option in screen designer adding problem info to referenced fields - NOT new to version 8.5

After using the sort option on the DDS source screen, lines that have have REFFLD keywords get their length, data type, and decimals filled in. This causes some attributes of the referenced field to no longer be copied in and results in a change o...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect