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Push To Client not saving customization of perspectives

Customization of perspectives (adding/removing menus, buttons, etc) is not saved/published when using the Push To Client feature. Use Case: Push-to-Client is a great feature for simplifying the roll-out of standard configuration and perspective cu...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Delivered

Please stop prompting the command when copying members.

When copying source members from one file to another, do not prompt the CPYSRCF command for every member. Use Case: When I drag one or more members from one file to another (like from object table to remote systems view), the CPYSRCF command promp...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Modify RDp to support an SSL debug session

It would be helpful to provide support for debug sessions running under SSL. Use Case: A good example is debugging a program that handles personal information, such as credit card number, after decryption. Duing a debug session, the information is...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Save Defines through Verify Options with same session

Save Defines set in Verify (Options) with the current session.Now, you must reset the defines every time you access Verify (Options) even with he same session. Use Case: System: Verifying code in RPGLE sourceActor: Customer Use cases for the syste...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Document/Define variables available in RPGLE Code Templates

See it turns out that ${user} and ${date} and ${year} work. as well as the documented ${cursor}. ${file} does not work. What other...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

When inserting RPGLE blank line, Tab key should use free-form tabs

RDi 9.1: When a blank line is inserted after a blank line (by pressing Enter), the Tab key is using tab stops at every tenth column (where did these come from?), instead of my free-form tab stops (every 3 columns). Since most of the code I write i...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered

RDi 9.0.1 Outline View - "Output" section

Would like to have a section added to the outline tree (i.e. "Output Section") so user can jump directly to Output specs in LPex. Also could add the Output fields to the "Fields" section (i.e. "line# (O)) to identify that the field is in the Outpu...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Add new PSDS sub fields to V7.2

A V7.3 PTF was released that: Add two new subfields to the Program Status Data Structure: - Internal job ID (positions 380-395) - System name (positions 396 - 403) (APAR SE70375 ) Use Case: we maintain both V7.3 and V7.2 systems.programs are devel...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Fix Pack and Release auto detection from within Eclipse IDE

Eclipse has the feature to auto detect patches within various components, yet for the IBM components we are left to fire up IBM Installation Manager to detect this. While I can understand this from an installation point of view, simply knowing tha...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Cluster Administrative Domain (CAD) Needs to Support IBMi QSYSUPWD API

(I am submitting this RFE on behalf of customer who submitted a suggestion via Medallia Offering Manager survey. ) I rated Power HA for i compatibility with other products a 5 because of the known incompatibility between Cluster Adminstrative Doma...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 3 Delivered