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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Workspace should remember Debug Service Entry Points

All Service Entry Debug Entrys are gone when restarting the IDE - the workspace should save them in the same way it does with the other debug configurations (Favorites etc.) Use Case: Each time you restart your IDE you will have te reconfigure the...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Similar Debug Possibilities in iProjects like in RSE

In RSE it is possible to create Debug Configurations and right click a source for either launch the debug of the corresponding object or create a service Entry for Debugging.It is automatically detecting the relevant object to debug when launching...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support the F3 "goto" function in RPG type source members

When editing an RPGLE source member, if you put the cursor on a subroutine or subprocedure name and press F3, the source code is positioned at the selected subroutine/procedure. This functionality is not supported in RPG source members. Use Case: ...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Options for Freezing/Unfreezing of the Column Header in the SQL Results tab in RDPi

In RDPi after going to the Data Perspective and connecting to a Database open the SQL Script. From the SQL Script firing an SQL statement the results are shown in the SQL Results view. While scrolling the result outputs the Columns Heading is also...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Run commands through debugger

When using STRDBG on the green screen we can access a command line. That means that when we debug a program that was called in an interactive sesson, we are in the same job and cans see/change objects in QTEMP of the running program. We sometimes ...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Copy filter strings when adding new string

When creating a new filter string in RSE, would like to be able to copy library, source file, member, and type criteria from the existing filter and edit. Use Case: User selects a filter string and clicks 'Copy'.The selected filter's strings are c...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDp Compare Function Failed for Inserting Big Block of Code

The compare result in RDp is not correct after a big block of code being inserted. As the code change is very simple by adding a block of code into the source, it seems that it is a bug in RDp compare function, please help to check on the issue. U...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDp Compare Function Failed for Inserting Big Block of Code

The compare result in RDp is not correct after a big block of code being inserted. As the code change is very simple by adding a block of code into the source, it seems that it is a bug in RDp compare function, please help to check on the issue. U...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

From Data perspective in RDPi a new View for displaying all triggers under a specific Schema (Library)

In System i navigator after connecting to a specific system and then expanding the Schemas and after then expanding a particular Schema (Library) an option is available called Triggers. Selecting (clicking) on the Triggers option display all the a...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Preserve previous search/filter parameters

When I search / filter using dates, especially when using between dates, I have to re-type the same values for each member. Use Case: .
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration