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From RBD/RDPi under Data perspective using Generate DDL producing incomplete SQL statement for Logical File (LF) in iSeries

In RBD&RDPi from Data perspective Generating DDL definition from an existing Logical File (LF) is populating incomplete SQL statement and getting error on execution. I am on IBM RBD (Version 8.0.1.2) and IBM RDPi (Version 8.0.3). Under Data pe...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add ability to select compare tool with local history when used with iProject members

When the compare with local history with iProject members is used it currently opens the less featureful text compare editor, and there is no option to select the smarter LPEX editor. Add the ability to select different compare editors - at least ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Compare to file should be available from the Remote Systems view

Create consistency between the LPEX editor and RSE views when it comes to Compare tooling:1) Compare to file should be available from RSE View2) Compare options should be available from the open source in the LPEx editor other then from the Edit g...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Add ability to change font size in Help Contents and make table of contents and help results the same font size

Currently, there is no way to change the font size in the Help contents.This should be an easy way to enlarge or to change the font so that it can be seen.When the Help is opened it is not associated with the browser but is tied to whatever the fo...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Add ability to select compare tool to use

Add the ability to select which compare tool - LPEX or text - to use within RDp. The compare to each other always brings up the Text Compare.1) select two members in an RSE filter2) the compare with only allows ?each other? this is OK.3) There sho...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Library not found in library list

I added library HSSFCGI to my development partition. I added HSSFCGI to my library list in RDP for my development partition. I was editing a CLLE source member when I tried to prompt the command, XLSGEN, in the library and received error: Command ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDP - Remote Systems LPEX editor free-form SQL enhancements (better formatting)

The SQL formatting can be improved. Indent after the ON clause and after the AS clause in SQL statements. For examples go to developerWorks RD Power forum and look for the 'Free-form SQL formatting...' thread. Use Case: When embedding SQL in a RPG...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Comment/Uncomment

I'd like the ability to comment and uncomment code with a button and a command key sequence. Most ide's allow you to select a block of code and click on something to comment it out. Use Case: When developing and testing, many times various lines o...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Provide the ability to copy i source members from one system to another

In multiple partition/system environments it would be beneficial to be able to drag and drop source members between i/os systems. It appears this is available to other operating systems (according to the help documentation) so why not i/os. Use Ca...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDPower 8.0.3: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM

RDPower 8.0.3: RSE filter/show in table - select member by modified date like F17 in PDM.Actually in RSE is not possibile to filter the member list (filter or show in table view) by modifiied date. Use Case: For example: I would like to view only ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration