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IBM i

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Make background IBM i search not interfere with opening member, running commands, debugging

Running of IBM i searches can now be done in background which does not block the UI and we can now edit an already opend member. However, the search uses the same communication channel as is used to run commands, open members, expand items in RSE,...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Allow changing color of block nesting arrows

We have some developpers that change the Lpex editor colors to have a black background which they find less hard on the eyes. The show block nesting action (ctrl-shift-o) uses dark blue arrows to show the nesting of if / do / for, etc. That color ...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Janeth Pargas

As several of our RPG programs have a lot of Opens going on we have followed the recommendations of David Frost about lessen the number of Opens. Hitherto we have identified the program VB1002 as the one causing most opens. We have lessen the numb...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

ACS Run SQL Column Heading (correction for RFE#91465)

RFE#91465 does not what we want. I created a pdf file to describe what we want. Please read attached file Use Case: RFE#91465 does not what we want. I created a pdf file to describe what we want. Please read attached file
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

IBM i Search results view should include complete line even when searching specific columns

In IBM i search there is san option to restrict the search to a column range, however this also affects the results view as only those columns of the line is shown.I think it more as the search criteria is a key and the result is the whole line.Fo...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

possibility to 'minimize' /'collapse' selected nbr of lines of code

having the possibility 'minimize-collapse-hide' multiple (user) selected nbr of lines of code. By minimizing one would hide the less important code and giving more view on the important code Use Case: having the possibility 'minimize-collapse-hide...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Provide an IBM i Service to return information similar to DSPACTPJ

DSPACTPJ has useful information for tuning the performance of prestart jobs. However, there is no outfile support on this command, nor is there an equivalent API. It would be nice to return this information in a manner that can be used programmati...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Delivered

ACS Provide ability to specify result tab "Name/Title" for each SQL Script SELECT statement

Using the Run SQL Scripts function of i Access Client Solutions, it is possible to create very complex SQL Select statements. When running a script with several SELECT statements a separate result tab is created for each SELECT statement. The name...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Delivered

RDP 8.5 live outline view does not show field if used in internally described printer output

Version 8.5 does not show usage of a field if the field is used in internally described printer output - ie O specs Use Case: 8.0.3 static outline view does support this but 8.5 live outline view does not.
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

SNMP for large ASP/IASP

SNMP result for ASP/IASP size and allocation cannot go over 64 TB.The maximum disk unit size is 32768. Is possible increase this value to 65536 (max 128 TB) or more? Thanks Use Case: At the moment our iSeries has 45 TB IASP and we can monitor usin...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 3 Delivered