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Provide option to disable the Program Verifier

Provide some option to completely disable the Program Verifier. The verification is not a background task like a search, it is uninterruptable and often takes a very long time, during which nothing else can be done. The verification cannot be canc...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Screen Designer droping a reconrd in a Window should include window keyword referencing the existing window

When buiding a window that contains a subfile, we typically have at least three record formats: the subfile, the control and another one for the keys at the bottom. So using the Design Screen mode we would- create a new screen- drag a subfile reco...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IFS includes not added to outline and content assist

LPEX editor/outline/content assist: If an include from the IFS is included into a source code/program then its content is not included into the information of the outline and is not accessible through content assist (ctrl+space), even when I speci...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Enhanced Compare Selection Interface

The ability to show a comparison between two or three members is a very handy feature but the ability to select the member to compare to is cumbersome/time consuming. To select the member, either you have to have the library in the list or specify...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPG should be named after release

RPG should be identified with OS version to show it is not the rotten RPGI, RPGII, OR RPGIII. Use Case: The first line should replace ** FREE with** RPG 7.1** RPG 7.3** RPG 8 If we want to compile it in previous version for the sake of compatibili...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for i DDS Design with REFFLD & adjustment value

When using the Rational Developer for i DDS Design tool for a display file, the Design tab does not display the field(s) correctly when using a REFFLD that also has a size adjustment. Use Case: Open an existing display file source or create a new ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Where am I in?

Since the notion of position (procedure/routine) is very important implementing it using CTRL + SHIFT + O (and CTRL + F5 to remove) is not satisfactory especially because it's not available during a search (i.e. CTRL + F). A better solution would ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

C API _Rlocate add ability to use key other than string

_Rlocate only accepts a string as the key to use for search. For files which are keyed by other variables (INT etc) the locate does not find the required record. Use Case: _Rlocate on a file with a keyed access path which is an integer does not re...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

Upgrading the %XLATE bif

The third parameter of the %XLATE bif is the string to be translatedas per the manual: string = %XLATE(lo:up:'rpg dept'); The problem with this bif is that this string must be defined in the source code. But the the problem is that CCSID's for dif...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration