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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Change "Compare File" dialog to use a dialog like "Open Member in Editor" dialog at first

When I click on the "Compare to a file" toolbar button, the prompt comes up with a list of connections, similar to that which appears when selecting to browse from the "Open Member in Editor" dialog. I'd like to see this come up at first with the ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

ILE RPG New Procedure Wizard Preferences

New procedure wizard creates creates its declarations in all upper case. It would be nice if the ILE RPG preferences page had an option to control the case to be used in the same way that Control Blocks do. Use Case: Currently the wizard creates t...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow copy of fields in Field Table or Create option to insert list of fields in code

Where its native RLA or SQL program code, it would be nice to either select one or all fields from the Field Table view to insert into the code or have option off the right-click menu to insert a files field list into the code (names only). Use Ca...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Provide code completion on ExtName DS

Code completion works fine in RDI for regular datastructures, however it doesn't work for datastructure define externally, for example; Dcl-DS MYFILE ExtName('MYFILE') Qualified Alias;End-Ds; Typing MYFILE. followed by Ctrl-Space doesn't give me t...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

RDi Allow Copy&Paste on member filter

Allow a Copy & Paste on a member filter. Currently this only works on an object filter drilling down into the source physical file. Looking at a member filter there's only a Copy... no Paste. Use Case: Copy members within a filter view
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

Display variable length for CLP variable in RDI (mouse hover)

It will be usefull to have the field length (mouse hover) for CLP variable in RDI Use Case: you have to change a CLP program, you open it in RDI. You want to use a variable but you don't know the length. At this moment you have to go up to see the...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Saving Macros in LPEX Editor

Hello,i am missing a functionality in the LPEX Editor. I often use the macro recording function to make changes i my code. This is a very cool feature because it is very simple to use. But in some cases i would wish to save a recorded sequence and...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add alignment function to report designer

The Screen Designer function includes an alignment feature--i.e., you can right-click on a field and select the alignment option (Left,Center,Right). The Report Designer does not include this function. Use Case: While in Report Designer, add a fie...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Outline view for CL

The Outline view is very helpful when editing RPG program source. Can the Outline view be updated to show more than just the Labels in CL? For instance, can the declared fields, program parameters, and file declarations all be included on the Outl...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Activate Content Assist on more member types

It would be nice to be able to use Ctrl+Space (content assist) in member types like DSPF, PRTF and maybe even DDS PF. Use Case: In RPG we can get a list of op-codes or other standard code items by using the content assist feature. DSPF/PRTF member...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration