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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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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

Filtering source members and other files in iProject perspective

We would like the option to filter in iProject perspective like when using the "Programming Development Manager (PDM)" in the green screens. Use Case: When an iProject contains hundreds of files we need the option to help the developers to navigat...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Resolving to Logical File to Physical Files and displaying the data with defined keys

When a Logical File is shown in the table view it will display the field definitions of the logical file or have the option to show data from the appropriate Physical Files. Use Case: When needed to use different keys to see content of Physical File.
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Content Assist - Allow in Browse Mode

Allow content-assist to be used when browsing a source member. Content Assist may have started out as an auto-completion tool, but it has also become an amazing tool for quick information about a field, procedure, etc. Use Case: When we have two p...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Revive "Remote Search" compile,verify and User options as was in WDSC 7.x

In WDSC 7.x there were options on the context menu for compile, verify and user options that appeared in the "Remote Search" view. Now these options are gone. The remote search is one of the best tools that comes with RSE in RDp, etal. I am not ce...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Service Entry Point - center execution line

Preferences specify to center execution line when in debug but that and double clicking on a variable to set a monitor don't work unless I change to *LISTING. Also why isn't my operating system (i5) listed as an option? Use Case: I'm a programmer ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Enhanced Compare Selection Interface

The ability to show a comparison between two or three members is a very handy feature but the ability to select the member to compare to is cumbersome/time consuming. To select the member, either you have to have the library in the list or specify...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Enhanced Compare Selection Interface

The ability to show a comparison between two or three members is a very handy feature but the ability to select the member to compare to is cumbersome/time consuming. To select the member, either you have to have the library in the list or specify...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Allow condition indicators at record level in screen designer

The SDA and Code/400 Designer products have always had the ability to set condition indicators during the design mode in order to overlay or hide fields on the display.This function is needed when there are multiple fields on a record occupying th...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Add procedure documentation to content assist

The documentation of a procedure should be displayed right next to the list of possible entries offered by content assist (ctrl+space) for the current code. Use Case: Procedure documentation may look like this: /** * \brief Create JSON Object * * ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 10 Not under consideration