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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Show SQL referenced items in Outline View

Tables, views, and columns referenced in embedded SQL do not appear in the Outline View. Use Case: **free ctl-opt dftactgrp(*no); dcl-s table char(10);dcl-s lib char(10);dcl-s text char(50); // table exists on every systemexec sql declare pgmr_own...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDI "Compare with" Option

Modiffy the "Compare with" option to allow entering a different file/library/member just like the 54 Option in PDM (CMPPFM Command). Old file . . . . . . . . . . . . *NEWFILE Library . . . . . . . . . . . *LIBL Old member . . . . . . . . . . . *NE...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

RDI User Actions

Please add the "User Actions" option to members in the Remote Scratchpad and the List in the resulting list of "Remote Serch" Use Case: We have very usefull user actions as "Push Live" and we are not using the Remote Scractc pad because we can't u...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Flag invalid COBOL PROCESS statement options

When an invalid option is entered for the PROCESS statement, no error is shown. The syntax checker must be noting them as it uses the parser style for "User-defined word" rather than "Compiler directive" as a valid option uses. But no error is sho...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for i DDS Design with REFFLD & adjustment value

When using the Rational Developer for i DDS Design tool for a display file, the Design tab does not display the field(s) correctly when using a REFFLD that also has a size adjustment. Use Case: Open an existing display file source or create a new ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Display Message File Constants in Screen Designer

Our team uses Rational Developer for a lot of RPG programming associated with display files and related text from multiple spoken languages (Spanish, English, French, etc). We would like Rational Developer's Screen Designer 'Preview' and 'Design' ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Ability to Change Text Color for Specific Content in LPEX Editor

Our team uses Rational Developer for i to edit large quantities of RPG, SQL and CL source. Our productivity is reduced by the lack of visual contrast in colors as the current version appears to not have a means to change the font color of If/Endif...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for i, Source Compare too many clicks

In IBM Rational Developer for i, when you are in a source member, such as RPGLE, and you want to compare that source to another version of the source, say the production version you have to do a whole lot of clicking and typing before you find the...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Suppress warning message on CHGPF

When CHGPF is issues as a 5250 green screen command, and the effect is to drop or shorten a column, an inquiry message requesting to proceed is sent to the workstation so the user can allow the CHGPF to proceed. In RDi, this does not work since th...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration