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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Debugging in RDi should require only one step over EXEC SQL statements

It would ease debugging if we could compile programs with compile option DBGVIEW(*NOSQLSRC) No SQL source. This would skip over all embedded sql statements but still would allow them to run. Use Case: This saves time when you are debugging program...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 10 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

Enable switching to Screen/Report Designer from LPEX

Enable switching to the Screen Designer or Report Designer when editing a DSPF or PRTF source type in LPEX. Use Case: Search for and find a source member, then open it in the LPEx editor. Add: a toolbar icon or menu action to switch to the screen/...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Split Source support in RDi - any source type

Change so that source split keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+2, Ctrl+0, Alt+Shift+arrow) works with any source type. Use Case: We utilize atypical source member types to store SQL scripts, e.g., TABLE, SCRIPT, INDEX, SCHEMA, etc. As scripts become lengthy...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDi RPG editor - need a line that always shows what subroutine/proc that cursor is in

When I'm browsing or editing an RPG source member (of any kind), I would like to always see what is the name of the subroutine or procedure that my cursor is in so that I don't always have to scroll up to find out. This would be particularly helpf...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Option to disable automatic selection of Restrict search to selection

A previous RFE requested that RDi find text work like standard Eclipse find text. Part of that was the automatic selection of the "Restrict search to selection" checkbox if you have lines selected in the editor. I would like to disable that option...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Screen Designer Indicator *On/*Off

There appears to be a lack of functionality to show/hide items on the screen based on whether an indicator is *on or *off. It currently just overlaps the displays. Use Case: This is a feature used in SDA via the F6 key. It's a well missed feature.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDI - Add the Verify, Compile, and User actions to the Remote Scratch Pad View.

Add the Verify, Compile, and User actions to the Remote Scratch Pad View. Use Case: Add the Verify, Compile, and User actions to the Remote Scratch Pad View. The user won't have to switch back to Remote Systems Explorer just to compile.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add SQL view and index statements to outline view

Files used in RPG can be SQL views or indexes that have selection criteria, grouping criteria, etc. In order to know what those are, I need to go elsewhere, such as DSPFD in a 5250 session or a database perspective or, perhaps, Run SQL Statements ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Dark Theme - Heap Usage Meter Unreadable

In the default dark theme, the text for the heap usage display is black on black making it hard to read the amount used. Although not critical, it might be good to fix in some future release. Use Case: This is an information tool, but very useful ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration