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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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RDI - incorrect "date area" in source memeber

When the Rational Developer for i product is kept open and connected to a remote system (i.e. for "more than a day"), when a developer edits a line of code, it is "tagged" with the wrong date. In RDi the date can be seen when editing RPG code by r...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Redirect CPA (inquiry) messages for jobs submitted by client

RDi submits CHGPF to batch on IBM i. If a column is dropped by the operation, CPA32B2 is issued and replied to with a 'C' automatically. When executed in a 5250 interactive session, an inquiry message is sent to the workstation where the user can ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDi does not show if the connections are secure.

Using RDi with SSL, there is no indication that the connection was made securely or unsecured. Unfortunately most connections to the IBM i server are open and unsecured by default. Use Case: Secure networks, auditors and management.I am implementi...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Compare to file on "Open Member In Editor" screen

On the "Open Member In Editor" Screen, in addition to "Open for Edit" and "Open for browse", there should also be "Open for compare". This is opened via the default shortcut of CTRL-ALT-Q. Alternatively, it could have it's own window instead. This...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

copy members on ibm i cobol programs

expand copy memebers when editing a cobol program on ibm i system Use Case: User edits a cobol programUser clisk on a copy member with right buttonA context menú offers open the copy memberThe member is opened or exapanded
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Cobol variables declaration locatoron IBM i

locate were the cobol variables are defined Use Case: User edits an ile cobol program User edits browse procedure divisiónUser mouse over a varibale or data groupan hyperlink is shown, the user clicks on it, and it is taken to data división, were ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Provide "Refactor" and "Hide unreferenced definitions" without Live Outline

Currently, when editing RPG programs, the "Refactor" and "Hide unreferenced definitions" capabilities are available only when the "Live Outline" Preference is set on ("Update the Outline view when text is changed in the editor"). It would be nice ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RDI: Synchronize settings, filters etc between RDI on more PCs

I would like to have the possibility to save the settings, member filters etc in my home directory on the IBM i my RDI is connected to. And when reconnecting later the settings should be synchronized with what is previously saved. What should be s...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Additional ctrl-/ comment format option

In free form RPG code (any kind), how about a commenting option for "place two slashes in front of the selected line(s) where the left-most line currently begins and shift the selected line(s) right 2 spaces". The lines are already shifted right 2...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Display Unicode variable in Screen Designer

We are transforming character variable to unicode variable. If I want to change the screen in the DDS conception perspective on RDI, It doesn't show variable correctly CCSID(1200 *MIN). You have to go in the Source. No really friendly... Use Case:...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration