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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...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Retain Error List Highlighting

Allow highlighted lines in the "Error List" to remain highlighted when the user focuses on another window (e.g. the LPEX editor). Currently, lines in the Error List which are highlighted retain their highlighting even though the list may be sorted...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 3 Delivered

Stop "DBGP0004E Program terminated." dialog box from appearing

This dialog for the message "DBGP0004E Program terminated." is very annoying having appear EVERYTIME a program in debug ends. Please stop showing or have an option to stop having it appear. Use Case: For those of us that use more than one monitor ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

The detailed description of a source member is not easily visible from the iProject view

The detailed description of a source member is not easily visible from the iProject view.To view the description of a member loaded on an iProject, it is necessary to select the member, right click with the mouse, select Properties then choose i M...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Delivered

Activation of Compile menu also on iProject view when a source member is opened

Working with RDp 8.0 we noticed that editing a source member from the Remote Explorer view, the Compile menu becomes active on the menu title bar, while opening a source member from the iProject view, the menu is not active and the only way to cal...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

A "Last used" column in the Object Table

As the "Last modified" column Use Case: To easily order by "last used" date
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Delivered

Allow a different editor to be associated with member via Window/Preferences/General/Editors/File Associations

I have added "Screen Designer" as the default associated editor for *.dspf file type. But when I double-click the DSPF I get the plain LPEX editor. Use Case: Open the correct default associated editor when double-clicking the *.dspf member.
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Delivered

Swagger.json contains _LENGTH fields that are not returned

The swagger.json that is generated includes _LENGTH fields that do not get returned. Use Case: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><example_getCodesResult> <response> <Codes_LENGTH>0</Codes_LENGTH> <Codes> ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Delivered