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Screendesigner shows G-fields with CCSID1200 and *LEN with wrong length

When using Graphic-Fields with CCSID 1200 and *LEN or *MIN, the Screendesigner paints them with a wrong length and overlaps fields or records which is not correct. Also the Sourcecode Editor shows wrong error messages. You can compile the display ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explorer,cannot locate a member directly. Use Case: Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explo...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDp to handle special character in RPG

Unfortunately there is no solution at this time. The EBCDIC control characters used in the green screen environment have no specified visual representation in Unicode and it is left up to each operating system to decide how to render them. RD Powe...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Automatic source verify

.NET and JAVA IDE's (including Eclipse) do automatic source verification with changes in the source. This feature enable the programmer to easily detect errors in the code as he/she types it. Use Case: Every day of a programmer using RPD. The user...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

raise escalation to new function about RDP Overview Diagram

RSA has Overview Diagram in Database perspective about DB2 schema. But RDP didn't have. So we want to raise escalation to RDP team to add the same Overview Diagram function in RDP as RSA did. Use Case: COBOL programs in RDP have no use case diagram.
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

LPEX Editor behavior when enter/delete pressed

I think that the LPEX editor should have a configurable option to control the way the enter or delete key works. Currently when these keys are pressed the LPEX editor does the same as in SEU. The most common behavior (in other edittors) is to spli...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 10 Not under consideration

Automatic source building

The features allows the user to configure how an specific source member will be compiled and binded in order to automatically build the source when a change is detected on the code. Use Case: The user press right click on a source member and selec...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Code colapse/expand for subprocedures/subroutines

This feature is to have the possibility to colapse/expand blocks of code such as subprocedures or subroutines.Just like the expand/colpase option in the Java editor Use Case: An [+] or [-] symbol should appear on the left side of the subprocedure ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Possibility to use *LIBL when attaching DB Fields as Reference in Screendesigner

When attaching Reference Fields within the Screendesigner, to a display always the Library is explicitely defined. It would be nice to configure this behaviour and to be able to choose the usage of *LIBL instead Use Case: When using different Libr...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Need possibility to do remote actions for multiple sourcemembers at once

We need the possibility to compile / use remote actions for more than ojust one sourcemember at once.The isea ist select multiple mebers and do the remote action or to select the complete sourcefile to do te remote action for all members Use Case:...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration