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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Ctrl+Left/Right Arrow should navigate syntactic word boundaries

RDI does not properly recognize token boundaries when navigating text. In Windows text editors, Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right are used to move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous or next word. This navigation does function in RDI, but ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Cross-hair highlight cursor

The RDi editor needs a cross-hair highlight cursor similar to what existed in the Code/400 product. The "hairline cursor" does not persist between sessions and does not do a sufficient job of highlighting the cursor position when a lot of text is ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Ctrl-m/Ctrl-Shift-m to navigate/select SQL statements

You can already use ctrl-m/ctrl-shift-m to jump between (or highlight) code blocks with the standard block identifiers like If/EndIf. It would be very good if the editor treated "exec sql" and ";" as block identifiers too. Use Case: Copying SQL fr...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 Valid json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL function

json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL functionRDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 for select productNo_json, wantedQuantity_json, wantedDate_json, availableQuantity_json, availableDate_json from json_table ( yxdb.call_service ( UR...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Enable RDi to support leading and/or trailing comments on statements.

RDi hovering reveals comments when they "lead" a line of code. This works great. Some developers code "trailing" comments. Could RDi employ a preference to control the scope of comments included in a hover window? Use Case: Example. Here is a dcl-...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

RDI support for current MAC OS

Installation Manager is not signed to run on Mac OS Big Sur and Mac OS Monterey versions Use Case: Install RDI products on new Mac Computers. Update existing installations where the Operating System has been upgraded.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Remove SSH dependency for RDi

Currently RDi requires SSH to be active to support remote debugging. We want to limit SSH access due to security requirements which is currently not possible. The debugger already runs on port 3825... can't it be changed to fully support remote de...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Copy Function RDI

Hello, I have not checked out the new release yet but if the ability to copy from one source to another one open in the workspace using (c(c) and a) as we can do in the current source in addition to copy/paste would be a big time saver I think. Si...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDi - Dual Objects Table view or ability to have more than one Object Table view open

Create a "Dual Objects View" which consists of two linked Object Tables where you can select objects from two different filters. The two tables should be "linked" by object/member name - so that it is possible to compare sources and/or objects bet...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Adopt a more frequent release schedule

Currently the use of unrecognized keywords interrupts the outline and ctrl + space functionality. The last example is related to the keywords %UPPER and %LOWER.Adopting a frequent release of updates related to new keywords would help a lot. Use Ca...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration