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RDi (Rational Developer for i)

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Provide code completion on ExtName DS

Code completion works fine in RDI for regular datastructures, however it doesn't work for datastructure define externally, for example; Dcl-DS MYFILE ExtName('MYFILE') Qualified Alias;End-Ds; Typing MYFILE. followed by Ctrl-Space doesn't give me t...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Outline not showing modified marker on fields using assignment operators

Fields modified using (at least) += are not showing in the outline as being modified "line# (m)". Use Case: I have Live outline on. See sample images for references.
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Is a defect

Implicitly defined DS subfield appears in outline as Unknown(0)

I am able to have a subfield in a data structure that does not have a definition specified. The compiler determines the definition at compile-time based on other fields that overlay the field. However, the outline shows Unknown(0). Below is an exa...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

RDI: Indicators defined in display formats are not shown in outline

Indicators defined in a display file are not shown in the outline. If I have a display file XX1234DA with a record format F01 where indicator 30 is used then it is not shown in the outline that it is used in the display file XX1234DA when there ar...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Outline does not show LIKE() defined attirbutes

Fields defined using LIKE() keyword show on outline without any attibutes. Use Case: Manually pressing refresh does not fix. Verify cache option is set to refresh cache.
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Is a defect

Revert search (ctrl+f) behaviour in RDi 9.0 to the way it was in RDp 8.5

When you open the search (ctrl+f) in the RPG LPEX editor in RDi 9.0.0.1, you can immediately enter the value you seek and press enter. After pressing enter, the source is positioned to the value you searched for, if it was found. Now, in RDp 8.5 y...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

RDi, PDM perspective, Mode Member, Option 2=Edit opens source in browse mode

RFE 14402 states the following: RFE14402 Add preference to default all opens to be browse only. On Remote Systems>IBM i>Objects Subsystempreference page, there is now a 'Open source in browse mode' preference. When the above option is checke...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

Column Sensitive Editing in **FREE

When you are editing source in totally free (**FREE), the column sensitive editing still treats the first 5 characters of the line as a comment area. When you edit code in that space, it breaks up the line improperly. Totally free does not have a ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable.

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable. We've noticed in the Outline view, that if you use the newer method of using the += symbol in RPGLE to increment a numeric field, th...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

RDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 Valid json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL function

json_table syntax in DDL gives error when creating SQL functionRDI Version: 9.6.0.11 20210819_0803 for select productNo_json, wantedQuantity_json, wantedDate_json, availableQuantity_json, availableDate_json from json_table ( yxdb.call_service ( UR...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect