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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Allow Copy operation with cursor in line number

When marking text, but having the cursor in the line number area, CTRL-C (Copy) doesn't copy the selected text on the clipboard. This requires the cursor to be repositioned which is rather annoying. CTRL-C should work whenever the cursor is in the...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Add keep alive for Service Entry Point port

Add a keep alive to the service entry point preferences so that 3825 is not timed out. Use Case: In this scenario, the IBM i has keep alive for ports 8475 and 8476. The debug job seems to be staying alive with the login keep alive action, but the ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Add the table's column text description to the Outline view.

When viewing a program's opened files/columns, within the Outline view (under the "File" category), it would be very convenient to be able to see each column text description, defined by the given table. This could show up directly within the Outl...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

RDi 9.6: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM

Rational Developer for i (RDi) 9.6.0.7: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM.Actually in RSE is not possibile to filter the member list (filter or show in table view) by modified date. Use Case: For example: I ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDi: Add templates for CL and DDS

We have a number of templates which we use for the creation of new programs and display files, and having discovered templates within RDi, wanted to transfer them into RDi so they are at every developer's fingertips. Unfortunately, there's no supp...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

Improvement of RDi Commands log and Joblog view

RDi view Commands Log should become more readable by providing means to filter displayed text. Best would be to filter by program call level, and first and second level message text. The same should be provided for the Joblog View.Also it should b...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDI: Source window should not be closed before saving of the source is completed

After editing a source in the Remote System Explorer and hitting "X" to close it, then I'm asked if I want to save the changes. Clicking on Yes it closes the source window after a short time. I then expect that it has finished saving the source an...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

RPG Refactor Redundant Code

It would be awesome to highlight a piece of code, find all instances of the highlighted pattern, and refactor all instances to a subroutine or a procedure. For example, the code below. I found three instances of this code in the same program. This...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Shortcut for iProject Remote Action - Compile

We are using iProjects and have to compile a single source with Remote Actions - Compile, but there's actually no shortcut for it.(We cant't use Project build (Alt+Shift+B) ). You have to right-click to open context-menu, then left-click "Remote A...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Add hover help features for Constant length to aid programmer productivity.

While editing programs, we often hover over a variable to see definition information. If it is a constant (DCL-C) type, when hovered over, you see only the value. You do not know the length. It would be helpful to add the length of the constant, s...
10 months ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration