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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Rdi Debug of RPG Step Over enhancements - EXSR and Exec SQL

Currently when debugging RPG code with RDi, Step Over will step over procedure/function calls but will step into EXSR subroutine calls. It should also step over EXSR subroutine calls. Subroutines have similar use cases to subprocedures (and some s...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add SQL view and index statements to outline view

Files used in RPG can be SQL views or indexes that have selection criteria, grouping criteria, etc. In order to know what those are, I need to go elsewhere, such as DSPFD in a 5250 session or a database perspective or, perhaps, Run SQL Statements ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 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.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Add Maximum Line Length as a preference in Free-form SQL Formatting

The SQL Auto-formatter in Rational Developer formats long predicates with the end-of-line preference passed the savable source column length.The SQL Formatter within ACS Run SQL Scripts allows you to specify a maximum line length. This same prefer...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Specify include directories at connection level

Most of the commands for creating ILE modules and ILE programs like CRTBNDRPG and CRTRPGMOD have the parameter INCDIR. This parameter will be needed if there is a copy book in the source to compile, which is located in the IFS and which is specifi...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

RDi Allow Copy&Paste on member filter

Allow a Copy & Paste on a member filter. Currently this only works on an object filter drilling down into the source physical file. Looking at a member filter there's only a Copy... no Paste. Use Case: Copy members within a filter view
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

Change "Compare File" dialog to use a dialog like "Open Member in Editor" dialog at first

When I click on the "Compare to a file" toolbar button, the prompt comes up with a list of connections, similar to that which appears when selecting to browse from the "Open Member in Editor" dialog. I'd like to see this come up at first with the ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Keyboard shortcut for Change Compile Defaults

In PDM you have the option to use F18=Change defaults to be able to set the; - Object library - Batch processing options - Job descriptionWhich is fast and efficient.In RDi this requires; Navigate to ==> windows > Preference > Remote Syst...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Ctrl / behavior enhancement request

I would like to request an enhancement to RDi for the Ctrl / and Ctrl \ key functions so that they either perform the "new" way which is consistent with Eclispe, or, the keystrokes perform as they did prior to the installation of Version:
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Display variable length for CLP variable in RDI (mouse hover)

It will be usefull to have the field length (mouse hover) for CLP variable in RDI Use Case: you have to change a CLP program, you open it in RDI. You want to use a variable but you don't know the length. At this moment you have to go up to see the...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration