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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Toolbar in Object table view for faster input change

To change input in the Object table view, we currently need to click on the smallish inverted triangle, then choose the work with option. A toolbar to access these options would make it much faster.[Lib] [Obj] [Mbr] buttons would call the correspo...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Open source from an object

Open the source in browse mode from an object, if there are multiple modules, list them first, if only one, open directly. Objects contain source information from which the object was created (well, except when compiled from the IFS, but most peop...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)

Have the option to configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl) for different connections. Use Case: Different application require different Library list and also different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support edit codes 5-9 in Screen Designer

We use edit code 8 and 9 for period and date formatiing.In SDA and CODE Designer, these user defined edit code are properly supported and show the actual space the field will take. In Screen Designer, the field is shorter than what will be actuall...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RTL Hebrew support in "Screen Designer" editor.

When adding "Text Constant" field in Hebrew, the text is displayed in LTR instead of RTL. Use Case: 1. In the RDP, Open a *.dspf file using "Screen Designer" editor.2. From the Palette pane select "Text Constant".3. Add the "Text Constant" to the ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

"Linked paging": enhanced content paging

Scenario: pressing CTRL+2 in an open window opens another window into the same member. The PageUp and PageDown keys page in the window where the cursor's located, not in any other window. Proposed enhancement: an option that would page across mult...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

From RBD/RDPi under Data perspective using Generate DDL producing incomplete SQL statement for Logical File (LF) in iSeries

In RBD&RDPi from Data perspective Generating DDL definition from an existing Logical File (LF) is populating incomplete SQL statement and getting error on execution. I am on IBM RBD (Version 8.0.1.2) and IBM RDPi (Version 8.0.3). Under Data pe...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

In RDPi from RSE using Go Into in Objects then creating filter coming up with Run Time Errors

From RDPi (V8.0.3) in RSE connected to iOS connection then selecting the Objects and on right click of mouse choose Go Into option brings the RSE Objects view. From this view when creating a user filter from Work with libraries/objects/members an ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect

Default .sqlxeditor_project does not appear in the Navigator view under Data Perspective

In RDPi (V8.x.x) from Data Perspective in the Navigator view the default .sqlxeditor_project does not appears in the first time. Once you open a SQL Script then only it will bring the .sqlxeditor_project. Now if I have saved my existing SQL Script...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

In RDPi from RSE same user created filter name appears for more than one iOS connection

Created a permanent filer in RSE for one iOS connection but all the other iOS connections also displays the same filter name where as expanding the filter shows Empty list. For one iOS connection if I have 10 filters and for a different iOS connec...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration