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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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RDI: Content assist can not show fields in data structures with more than 2 levels

In RDI you can normally use content assistent ( ctrl+space) to select a field from a list of fields. This works ok for data structures with 2 levels but if you have 3 or more it doesn't work. Example:dcl-ds myDS1 qualified; field1 like(myField1); ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Please change the icon for Rational Developer for i (RDi)

Please change the icon for Rational Developer for i (RDi). The current one is horrible and looks like a fuzzy dark meaningless spot. When this icon was originally changed about 2 years ago I called support thinking there was a problem with my inst...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Allow Refactor Rename to wrap lines when the new length is longer than the record length

When using the Refactor>Rename on ILE RPG, it is possible for the length of the line to exceed the record length of the original line. In this case RDi should break the line at an appropriate place and wrap it onto a new line. It would be ideal...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Support wide SQL sources on **FREE

Support more than 80 columns for embedded SQL in RPG with **FREE Use Case: Support of the wider sources allows more easily to write complexer SQL statements instead of splitting over many lines.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Outline View: Filtering

I think it would be extremely helpful to be able to filter the items in the Outline, similar to the filtering in the Preferences dialog. Use Case: Especially when there are multiple copybooks or very large programs, the list can be extremely long ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Ctrl+Left/Right Arrow should navigate syntactic word boundaries

RDI does not properly recognize token boundaries when navigating text. In Windows text editors, Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right are used to move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous or next word. This navigation does function in RDI, but ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Remember compile type per member

RDi remembers the last compile type used, for example CRTBNDRPG or CRTRPGMOD, however this is not per member. This always requires to right-click on the member, and select the proper compile type instead of just doing a CTRL-C to compile. Use Case...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Allow Expanding or Collapsing Code Sections

Rational Developer for IBM i provides the ability to find the beginning and ending of conditional statements by using Ctl-M (Highlights the entire section of code) or Ctl-Shft-M (Toggle from the start to the end of the section of code). It would b...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Unreadable Text when activating the "Dark" theme in RDi

When the theme in RDi is changed to "Dark", there are some text parts of the RDi that are not readable anymore. There is no option in the preferences to set the color of the affected unreadable text.The affected parts that I could find by now are:...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Make Content Assist/Autocomplete work with LikeRec & File Formats

Autocomplete for LikeRec does not offer up the files that are defined. Please have it do so. Autocomplete also doesn't bring up formats for files. I noticed this with a delete of a record from a qualified file. (I qualify all files in my programs....
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration