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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Would like to put the "Quick Filter" controls at the bottom of the Object List view.

The "Quick filter" controls are too wide when placed on the left or right side of the Object List view when the Object List view is tall and skinny. I run with the Object List view oriented vertically along the right-hand side of the RDi window, j...
7 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

RDi : open include/copy from IFS

RDi is able to open the /include or /copy members only for physical source files : add the capacity to open /include from the IFS Use Case: Very usefull for ILE development.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Identify where in the code you are at.

When editing or browsing through a source member in the LPEX editor, it would be helpful to know in what subroutine or procedure you are at. This would eliminate the need to find BEGSR Previous. SImilar to how the Show Date Area toggle works curre...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Delivered

Trim trailing spaces on open of source

When source is opened, quite often there are trailing spaces. I would like for source to not have trailing spaces on open, just like it trims trailing spaces on save. Use Case: When I open a source and want to jump to the end of a line of code, I ...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 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...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Delivered

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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 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