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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Where am I in?

Since the notion of position (procedure/routine) is very important implementing it using CTRL + SHIFT + O (and CTRL + F5 to remove) is not satisfactory especially because it's not available during a search (i.e. CTRL + F). A better solution would ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Convert to Free Format for D, P and F-Specs

We are missing an option to convert D, P and F-Specs automatically to Free format Syntax. This is currently only working for C-Specs. Please add this feature to the existing function. Currently you can reach the function by right-click on the RPG-...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Exit points for LPEX and screen designer.

Add an exit point for LPEX and screen designer when they open and update a source member. Use Case: Develope a simple change management system.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

CTRL+SHIFT+O or CTRL+MAJ+F for a CLP program in RDI

It would be a very good improvement for administrator or developper to be able to use Ctrl+SHIFT+O for CLP program to see the indentation (like RPG program). Use Case: You open a CLP in RDI and go to an "if" instruction. Make CTRL+SHIFT+O to see e...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Enable "Show Fields" for externally described data structures

In RPGLE source members, the "Show fields" function can show the fields of an externally described file (F Spec) in the table view. Enable this for externally described data structures. Use Case: Externally described data structures are often used...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDI: Fields renamed in Input Specifications are not shown in outline

When renaming a field for a record format in the Input Specifications the reference to the field is not shown in the outline. Use Case: Fixed format Input Specifications: ImyFileRecI myField xx_MyField The reference to myField is not shown in the ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Include SQL tables in Outline view

In Rational Developer for i (RDi) the Outline view should include SQL tables that are embedded in the code. Use Case: Even though there are not any RPG "F" specs or DCL-F statements it would be very useful to identify and allow navigation to table...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Default Connection in RDi

When I use RDi I create connections to multiple LPARs. When I right-click on Objects and click Open Member, it would be nice to have the Connection default to the one I selected with the right-click and not the last one I used. Use Case: Open Remo...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Add menu option to start reconciler from i Project

Add a menu option to the context menu of source files of IBM i Projects to start the reconciler for the selected source file. Use Case: Source code of development utilities is often stored in a source file dedicated to the utility. Starting the re...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

DNB Lithuania

test Use Case: Maas
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration