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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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Rational Developer for I version 9.0.1 freezes up

We have been using Rational Developer for Power Systems v 8.5 for quite a while. Using this IDE, we had little to no problems. Entering source code into the editor was smooth as well as scrolling, and updating the outline. (it practically never fr...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Outline doesn't show all the information of a file

When opening a the source code of a RPG-Program, sometimes not all the information is shown in the outline. For example the subprocedures are not shown. Seems to be an error and the log of RDP shows an Index out of bound exception.See an example a...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect

Launch LPEX editor from QSHELL terminal

Using RSE. It would be cool if I could find a way to launch LPEX editor when operating in QSHELL shell terminal. I know I can open IFS directories and perform the operation there. But having that option in QSHELL terminal is desirable. Use Case: R...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Include line not colored correctly

If I include a copy book from the IFS and the path is longer that position 50 the color coding doesn't work. Everything after position 50 is colored differently. Use Case: /include '/usr/local/include/json/json_h.rpgle'
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

GLVM needs to support 4K disks

The GLVM code that ships with aix does not support 4k disks. Currently, the code only supports 512 byte disks.
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Is a defect

Remote restart when system is in Standby state

Simplified Remote Restart stops when power system after system dump is restarted and enters standby mode.
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Is a defect

php DB2 database extension and XML mismatch when Hebrew characters and numbers are used

Hebrew issues with DB2 and XML XML output the data in a reversed order.....Letters before Numbers while in the records are in the database as numbers(date) than Hebrew letters (see attachment) IBM i DB2 database record:see attachment DB2HebData.pn...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Is a defect

vHMC SRC E212E114

We have error code E212E114 in the HMC.we control the HMC regularly and we should not have to "normal errors"
over 7 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Is a defect

5250 window boarder attribute overlain by user field end attribute

In ACS version 1.1.6.0 5250 windows when ever a developer places content that ends on the same place a window boarder attribute begins the developer item end attribute replaces the window boarder attribute. Use Case: Window at either *DS3 or *DS4 ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

Access Client Solutions .fdfx location

The .fdfx filepath set in a saved .dtfx gets ignored when the .dtfx is run. Instead, the .dtfx deposits a new .fdfx into its own filepath. Use Case: Saved download Sample.dtfx has the following settings: Output to C:\Users\username\Desktop\Sample....
about 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect