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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Export/Import Remote AIX COBOL project

We would like to be able to export/import Remote AIX/COBOL projects from a workspace to another.For the time being, we can only import them as synchronised AIX COBOL projects once they have been exported Use Case: Remote AIX COBOL Project ExportIm...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Remote Actions - Auto-feedback about a compilation when using "i Projects Navigator"

Currently there is no visible feedback about a manual compilation using the "remote actions" in the "i Projects Navigator".In the "job status"-view, every job gets the status "*OUTQ" or "Job Ended" without a return code. The used needs to query fo...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Remote Actions - direct compilation of RPG-sources based on the chosen language definition

Using the "i Projects Navigator", it is possible to push and compile RPG sources into a library on the iSeries using the "remote actions".However, the user needs to choose between for instance "create module" and "create program". It would be grea...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Maintain *BNDDIR-objects using the "i Projects Navigator"

Currently there is no support to maintain *BNDDIR -objects in RDi.There is a plugin available (iSphere) which allows maintenance of these objects using the "Remote Systems View", but it would be nice to natively support this in RDi from within the...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Allow 'Position To' Logic in the Object List Pane

When displaying the object list pane, specifically, a member list for a source file, there is no way to position to. Using the standard entry of a value in the member name field, this does not position to, but changes the name of the member. NOT G...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IBM RDi - Compare function to work with Subversion controlled source

When using the Rational Developer for i (RDi) compare tool to compare source controlled by Subversion, the latest (i.e. current) source being compared does not display line numbers, therefore the compare highlights every single line as different. ...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

RDi Enhancement for RPG Test Driven Development

I suggest that as a RPG developer enters a subprocedure interface (PI) that tests for the subprocedure are automatically added by the editor to a source member of tests per use case example Use Case: 1. programmer adds PI for addCustomer(firstname...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Evolution de Rational Data Studio

Demande d'?volution de Data Studio Situation actuelle :la liste catalogue affich?e lors de l'?tablissement d'une nouvelle connection propose :un choix "Tous" : restituant l'ensemble des sch?mas de la base de donn?es (que le user dispose de droits ...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Keep original last update time in i Project

The member in i project in RDp has last update time set to the time when it was created. Client need to keep the original update time on system i. So after checking in source code into RTC then load it back to system i the last update time could r...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Support Simplified Chinese in RDp spool file view

RDp spooled files view function doesn't support Simplified Chinese, all Chinese characters shows garbled or blanks. While same file display correctly in green screen Use Case: User compile RPG source code contains Simplified Chinese then check the...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration