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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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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.
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 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...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Find/Replace a string in multiple source members

I am requesting the ability to Find and Replace a text string in multiple source members at the same time.We currently have the ability to search (find) members containing a string... We can export that to a member filter to do various actions (co...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Enhancing Rational Developer for Power

I think that a nice way to improve the project perspective in RDp for RPG projects or the RSE perspective, would be to be able to link diferent sources together. Right now you can right click over a source file and add a new source member, and tha...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

"Totally Free" and Column Sensitive Editing

When using **FREE, the left-side comment area is supposed to be deactivated and usable for full width source, but the column sensitive editing feature still treats the former comment zone as a separate editing column causing weird behavior when ed...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Possibility to create (source-)filters in iProjects (like in RSE)

It should be possible to create (source-)filters in iProjects. Without filters in iProjects, the whole source-list has to be expanded, which is really inefficient. Use Case: In every iProject to create filters, similar to the functionality in the ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Strip current line highlight from copy

When selecting source code from the LPEX editor, and then pasting that selection in certain applications such as Outlook or Word, the current line highlight is copied as well, and ends up being a dark blue background on the last line of the pasted...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RFE Request - Duplicate debugging, only one view?

When doing a parallel debug (I am simultaneously debugging the same application between two systems), it does show a separate branch in the Debug view...but only one Listing view. Should there be a separate view tab for each debug session? It is p...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

LPEX sort command needs to keep multi-line D-specs together

D-spec multi-line definitions are separated when sorting. Use Case: create D-spec entries that span multiple lines get separated when you run the sort command over the highlighted D-specs.
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Application Diagram Enhancements

The current design of the Application Diagramming tool does not provide added benefit for us. Please consider these enhancements 1. Add a configuration to allow the diagramming tool to diagram internal structure only.2. Add a configuration option ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration