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IBM i

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Named indicator should appear in the Fields section of the Outline view

Currently named variables of type N are shown under the indicator category in the Outline view.Consensus in the WDSC-I Midrange list is that developers consider this type of variables should be under the Fields category like other variables. There...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Debugging CL programs: Display variable content in Tooltip when mouse-hover

When debugging a CL programm, the content of variables is not displayed in the tooltip at mouse hover over a variable. Use Case: every debug of an CL program, when you want to see the content of a variable.
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Line-displacement when using HEX-Values (Windows 7)

A number of hex code characters that represent 5250 display attributes are commonly inserted into comment lines of source members. These characters would usually be rendered by client operating systems as a square box or other special symbol. Star...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Cannot push iproject in batchs

Cannot push iproject in batchs.Only can push one iProject each time.We have almost 200 iProjects. Use Case: Cannot push iproject in batchs.Only can push one iProject each time.We have almost 200 iProjects.
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Cannot set up connection and database attributes in batchs

Use Rational Team Concert manage codes,use RDP push codes to IBM i 400.Cannot set up connection and database attributes in batchs. Use Case: Use Rational Team Concert manage codes,use RDP push codes to IBM i 400.Cannot set up connection and databa...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Support compiler directives /if /endif for findMatch

resently, in RPGLE, findMatch will go to the corresponding start/end of a block for if, doX, etc as well as for (). Compiler directives /if, /endif are not supported currently. This RFE is asking that they be added for match and findMatch (ctrl-M ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Improve handling of variables and constants in RDP RPGLE Content Assist

Content Assist for RPGLE does not always present the correct choices.For instance, say I have an array named Values and a series of constants or variables named iSomething for array indexes. If I then type Values(i and hit ctrl-Space, the choices ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Allow setup of SEP from Show View Menu in LPEX

While in LPEX session if one presses Ctrl+F10 you see a menu that allows for setting break points and other features. It would be nice to have an option there to populate the SEP dialog box before setting the SEP. Use Case: When in an LPEX session...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

RPG Docs (like Java Docs) in Content Assist

Java docs is incredible useful when writing java code in eclipse, specially when the associated documentation for a method is retrieved with the content assist pop up. There's no official documentation for rpg, but projects like ILE DOCS are very ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Delivered

Variable renaming

Automatic renaming of a variable, datastructure, subprocedure, and other relevant items in all of its appearances Use Case: User renames a variable using a refactoring option such as the one available for java code. The renaming marks all the vari...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered