Skip to Main Content
IBM Power Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

All ideas

Showing 2237

Disable option to edit CCSID in existing SRCPF

When the CCSID on an existing physical files needs to be changed and the change is made in the RDP field as it is editable but it doesn't get passed to the physical file during a build through RDP and RTC. Use Case: Development has suggested this ...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Disable the ability to change the record length in existing PF and override and delete existing PF

Disable the record length property option for existing source.In RDp, when adding a SRCPF with "add to i Project", RDp allows the record length property to be modified, but when revoking the change set, the record length property can not be modifi...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

COBOL Code Coverage in RDp for IBM i

Would like to see the COBOL Code Coverage feature that is currently part of RDz for Cobol programs. Similar sort of feature required for IBM i Cobol Programs in RDp. As its quite useful feature for COBOL developers and also RDp and RDz share techn...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Create/Amend filters using search results

When I access PDM's "find string" from within RDP (or through a remote search), I would like to add the results into a new/existing member filter, object filter and/or iProject folder with a click of a context option. This will allow large filters...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Allow condition indicators at record level in screen designer

The SDA and Code/400 Designer products have always had the ability to set condition indicators during the design mode in order to overlay or hide fields on the display.This function is needed when there are multiple fields on a record occupying th...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Outline not displayed/updated on error

RDP LPEX Outline will not create when opening a member that contains (in LPEX's opinion) certain types of errors. If an error is written into the source, then the outline will no longer be updated. If the source is then saved and re-opened, the ex...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Show ELSE positions in dsiplayNesting action

Ctrl+Shift+O = actio displayNesting shows an control block outline in RPG LPEX editor. It has limitations i can live with (5 levels max) but I really think it needs to highlight ELSE commands also. Use Case: When I have fix format code to review u...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Customer wants 'debug menu' on i Series Project Navigator

On Remote System Explorer, if you right-click on a source member, you can select debug menu and can use debug functions.On i Series project view, there is no such menu.It is inconvenient and inefficient for development work. Use Case: Developers i...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Customer wants 'member filter' on i project navigator

On i Series project navigator view, there are no function for filtering source members so that all members are listed.Customer has so many members and it takes time to find out the member that he wants.Remote system explorer has this function. Use...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Customer wants Text items of Table View on i project navigator

Using the Remote system view, the text (description) for the source member is shown in the iSeries Table view (Text column). This is useful to know the contents of each source member.However, using the iSeries Project Navigator view, such informat...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration