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Toggle button on Outline view to synchronize with the current selection in Lpex

In the outline view of RDi there should be a mark on the actual procedure or subroutine. The mark should be automatically updated every time when i scroll through the source code. Use Case: If i have procedures with many lines in my source i can n...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

SQL drop if exists

Please provide an IF EXISTS option on the DROP statement. For tables we have a CREATE OR REPLACE CONSTRUCT, however this isn't available for indexes/views/procedures... While a compound statement works, it requires multiple lines of code which is ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Prompt for download location for IFS in iACS

Would like to have an option to present a pop up for download location, in addition to the settings currently in Preferences, when selecting a file to download from the Integrated File System (IFS) interface. Use Case: Users typically download IFS...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Compare Doesn't Merge from RSE

In iProjects source compare provides a way to merge differences from one source file to the other. However, when comparing source from within RSE, this feature is missing even though by all other appearances, it is the same. Please add the merge o...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

Change behaviour of TAB-key for /free lines

Please change the way the TAB-key works for /free lines to act the same as the TAB-key in the Eclipse Java editor. Do not change the behavior for fixed-format lines. Today the TAB-key moves the cursor to the next tab at the right, respectively Shi...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

TLS 1.3 General support in IBM i OS V7R2 and V7R3

As we work with a.o. banks, financial service companies and government we need to follow the highest security levels. After the implementation of TLS1.2 we more and more feel the need building up to supporting TLS1.3 in the short term for our clie...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Networking 8 Delivered

DCM - New Digital certificate manager

The current certificate manager has been a workhorse for any work with certificates over the years. However, it is not heterogeneous integrated into the current ACS (nor web administration). Also visual presentation of certificates, stores and cha...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / System Management 7 Delivered

Upload Multiple Files to Integrated File System in ACS

Currently, to upload or download a file to/from the IFS using Access Client Solutions, you have to go through a host of dialog boxes to accomplish the task. It would be nice to be able to select a file or multiple files and drag and drop them to a...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 10 Delivered

Add new BIFs %max() and %min()

While I can easily create sub-procedures to handle these functions, I can't create a single max or min sub-procedure to handle all numerical combinations, or a true variable numbers of parameters. Please add %min(1: 2: ... : n), and %max(1: 2: ......
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

Setting to Change Default Insert Mode for Editor

Allow users to configure the default insert mode used in the LPEX editor. Currently, the editor defaults to replace mode every time a file is opened. I would like to be able to change it to default to insert mode instead. Use Case: Allow users to ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Delivered