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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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In the LPEX editor, add an option to Copy/Move a selected block before the current line.

In the LPEX editor, add an option to copy or move a selected block before the current line. At present, the only option is to move the block to after the current line. If you are trying to move something to the top, you have to split the top line ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Allow multiple method selection in the Java Method Call Wizard

It is too slow and cumbersome to enter one method at a time using the Java Method Call Wizard. Allow me to identify a class and then select multiple methods. This would avoid the need to keep going back into the wizard to add additional methods an...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support wide SQL sources on **FREE

Support more than 80 columns for embedded SQL in RPG with **FREE Use Case: Support of the wider sources allows more easily to write complexer SQL statements instead of splitting over many lines.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Find/Replace a string in multiple source members

I am requesting the ability to Find and Replace a text string in multiple source members at the same time.We currently have the ability to search (find) members containing a string... We can export that to a member filter to do various actions (co...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

DB Development Perspective allow subset on Edit

IBM Rational Developer for i (RDi) version 9.6.0.1 has a Database Development perspective that allows editing of the contents of a Db2 table (right-click on table->Data->Edit). This brings back an arbitrary subset of the rows in the table. T...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPGLE Formatter: Let procedure body begin in column 8.

When editing "column-limited free form" RPGLE source (where all code begins in column 8), allow the RPGLE formatter to place the content of the procedure beginning in column 8 rather than indented one indent level. I consider the content of the pr...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Auto complete when using procedure wizard

When creating a procedure using the RPG procedure wizard,(the DSpec and the Java Method behave the same) auto complete does not function for the input or the output params. If I click on the defined like the defined varaiables are not available. T...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Content assist proposals from included stream files

In LPEX editor while editing RPG source code it is not possible to get content assist entries from included stream files (even if the include path is absolute). Include the content of the included stream files in the content assist proposals. Add ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add option to show indent for entire source member Shift-Ctrl-O

If you position your cursor on an if/endif or other kind of loop, RDi shows arrows and lines in the left margin to indicate where the loop starts and ends. It also documents begin/end within the top loop. I would like an option to mark the entire ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Provide option to disable the Program Verifier

Provide some option to completely disable the Program Verifier. The verification is not a background task like a search, it is uninterruptable and often takes a very long time, during which nothing else can be done. The verification cannot be canc...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration