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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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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

Show Check Marks on "Error List" Severity Display Selections

(This is primarily cosmetic.)When examining the Error List View, one can click "View Menu" > "Show Severity" and select which types of messages one chooses to view, toggling the display on or off for each of the five types listed. The "on" or "...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Re-open an iProject

If the user closes an i Project (right click > close project) there is no way to re-open it. When the project is closed, it disappears from the iProject view and if the user tries to open it with the menu import > existing project into works...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Subfile Control Record Deleted when Subfile Record is Deleted

In RDP 8.0.3: Using the "Design page screen controls" in Screen Designer to edit a screen, removing a subfile record removes that subfile's control record, even if not selected. It appears at least two scenarios display this behavior:1. Using "Des...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow Preview mode for browse only sessions

When in browse mode allow the ablilty to use preview mode for DDS screens not already defined to work with Screen Designer. Use Case: Since preview mode is the only way to see the conditioned items of a record, it would be nice to preview ANY DDS ...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Flickering issues

I have identified two flickering issues on RDi 9. The first issue happens with the following sequences of actions: > First Issue- Open a member- Click on the member again (to ensure the editor view loses focus)- Without clicking the editor view...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Refresh issues on the i Project Navigator View

There is a strange issue with the i Project Navigator view. With the following sequence of actions the error can be replicated: - Expand a source file on the i Project Navigator- Double click on the member X (sample name) to open it- Click on the ...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Copied connection on 8.0.3 causes opens to original connection

I copied a connection in RDP 8.0.3 in order to create a work environment with different library list. I used to create different profiles and connections but had troubles with properties being copied. The new connection opens just fine and sets th...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Remote file warning on IBM i project

I'm currently using the i Projects perspective and I thinks is a great feature ! Sometimes it can be confusing to know if I'm editing the local source member or the remote member, and it can be easy to lose all my work. I wish that when working on...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration