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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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RDI: Enable change of sources only in specific libraries

In our source management system we have a source library for programs in production and a library for sources that are being changed. We copy the source from the source library to the development library when they are to be modified. You can only ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Additional ctrl-/ comment format option

In free form RPG code (any kind), how about a commenting option for "place two slashes in front of the selected line(s) where the left-most line currently begins and shift the selected line(s) right 2 spaces". The lines are already shifted right 2...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow help to work on different source language versions

The help system provided with RDi is shipped with the most recent version of each source langauge. Currently, for RPGLE, it is v7.2. Please develop the ability to cause all help for the O/S and source languages to show information relevant to a us...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Code colapse/expand for subprocedures/subroutines

This feature is to have the possibility to colapse/expand blocks of code such as subprocedures or subroutines.Just like the expand/colpase option in the Java editor Use Case: An [+] or [-] symbol should appear on the left side of the subprocedure ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RPG/COBOL Documentation like JAVADOC

We need to create JAVADOC style html by parsing RPG/Cobol source members that it Works with both fixed & free format and handles extended names. Modern RPG applications consist of a multitude of subprocedures and programs - a lot more than the...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Record names in subprocedures

RDi has its Code Competion helping the programmer a lot with competing variables, record names and procedures. When programming in subprocedures, the completion doesn't work always at it does in the main cycle.When including files into a subproced...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Use the printer file page size when prompting compile

When creating a printer file in RDi, we give it the page size (lines and columns). When I compile the printer file using the Compile/Compile (Prompt) option, the default page size values for me are 66 x 132. Since I have already specified the page...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

When positionning from error view do not automaticaly select text in editor

In RD Power, when there are compile errors they are shown in the Error list view. When we double-click on an error in that list, the editor is positionned to the line, column of the error.The code in error is also selected.However we find that it ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Delete multiple fields in screen designer at the same time

Possibility to delete multiple fields at the same time (with one delete action) Use Case: 1. open DSPF in screen designer2. select more than one field3. use the delete action
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Exclude TEMPLATE type fields from content assist in calculation specs

Since template fields cannot be used in calculation specs, it would be helpful if they didn't show up in the list of fields to choose from. Use Case: Content assist field selection.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration