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IBM i

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Have the Rational product "Quick Access" search in templates and Snippets

My biggest issue with using Snippets and Templates is remembering what I called a template or that I even created a template or snippet. Use Case: In preferences you can search for a particular preference tree entry but not a preference item or va...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Keep cursor in prefix area

Modify operation of the editor so that after a prefix (line number) area command (e.g. "cc/cc", "a", "dd/dd") is executed, the cursor remains in the prefix area. Currently (8.5.1),it appears that the cursor remains in the prefix area when "half" a...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Autosave source changes to IBM i

It would be helpful if Rational Developer for I would automatically save source code changes up to the IBM i system at regular intervals. Use Case: A programmer opens a source member in RDi and spends several hours making changes to it. The PC cra...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

The Compare source doesn't compare the french caracter correctly

When comparing source having some french character like ? ? ? ? ? ... the result is not beautiful. Example : "?" is translate with "??" on the screen Use Case: Add french caracters to a source file and compare with an other one. The french caracte...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Incorporate a keep alive feature for use in VPN environments.

The RDi would send an active ping to the connected host systems even when resources are not being synced between the client and the host. The keep alive (ping) would occur every 20 seconds. The reason for this is because statefull firewalls have a...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IBM i Search with multiple criteria

Under this menu path, Search - IBM i, it would be very helpful to include an option to add multiple search strings. Use Case: I need to search for a program where I referenced the DDR file and also used an HSSF service program. We might use the DD...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add matching members to member lists, when member is opened.

When a member is opened, member filters that would include that member should either,* Automatically add that member,* Or, automatically refresh If the member filter does not currently include that member. Use Case: 1 .Create a member filter Libra...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IBM Rational Developer for i Version 9.1.1 - Outline View Issues Remain

I received this from one of our developers.... I'm still running into some Outline View issues when in edit mode in the updated RDi. What I'm seeing happen is that when you have the Outline view set at a certain point, like a certain field name, o...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Automaticly push COPY members included in compiled program (COBOL)

We don't store our sources on AS400. We just push sources to AS400 only for compilation. And if we have program which is using COPY member, we are looking for feature, that this COPY member is pushed to AS400 also with compiled program. Use Case: ...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Compare and merge RPG programs by line

Need an option to merge code line by line instead of copying the whole block of new lines when merging code. Use Case: A single program could be modified for different requirements. Each requirement would be in different stages of testing. PDM 55 ...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration