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Required some new features in the RDPi RSE Object Table view

1. In the Object Table view need an option to restrict user to change the Member Name, Type and Text as like in the Green Screen by pressing F18 function key opens the Change Defaults from where user can then choose for Change type and text Yes (Y...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Errors on SQL Scrapbook of Data Perspective in RBD & RDPi (Ver 8.0)

While using SQL Scrapbook in Data Perspective from RBD + RDPi (Ver 8.0) found some issues. 1. After writing a SQL statement moving the cursor into the next line and then right click the mouse and then select Execute Current Text or press Alt + S c...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Default Schema does not function as expecting for iSeries DB2 database connection from SQL Scrapbook/Script

Using RBD & RDPi (Ver 8.0)On the iSeries DB2 Database Connection Properties defining the Default Schema under Driver Properties is not working from the SQL Scrapbook/Script. I am under impression that opening the SQL Scrapbook/Script will alwa...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Disabling Filter from Database Connection Properties remove the Filter Selection Values

Using RBD and RDPi (Ver 8.0) From the Data Perspective after connecting to an iSeries Database after defining some Filter Criteria for Schemas then disabling the Filter from the Properties of the Database Connection removes all the defined selecti...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Does not brings the tables/files list on pressing Ctrl+Spacebar after SchemaName(dot) in SQL Scrapbook/Script for the schema

Using RBD and RDPi (ver 8.0) After connecting to a iSeries DB2 database from the Data Perspective then set the Schemas Filter. If the schema (Library) does not fulfil the selection criteria (expanding the filtered Schemas does not show the Schema/...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Creating SQL Statements from an existing SQL statement in the SQL Results view under Data Perspective

Looking for a way where an already executed SQL statement can Re-Execute and/or retrieve an already executed statement itself in a SQL Script. I know I can save all my SQL statements in a script, but what about if I have not saved them and want to...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Verify Sources should be similar in RSE and iProjects

Verifying Sources in iProject canot be done in the same way as in RSE.You can only use the Menu at the top of the IDE, not the Contextmenu on the Sourcemember itself anymore. Use Case: in all iProjects
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Workspace should remember Debug Service Entry Points

All Service Entry Debug Entrys are gone when restarting the IDE - the workspace should save them in the same way it does with the other debug configurations (Favorites etc.) Use Case: Each time you restart your IDE you will have te reconfigure the...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Similar Debug Possibilities in iProjects like in RSE

In RSE it is possible to create Debug Configurations and right click a source for either launch the debug of the corresponding object or create a service Entry for Debugging.It is automatically detecting the relevant object to debug when launching...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support the F3 "goto" function in RPG type source members

When editing an RPGLE source member, if you put the cursor on a subroutine or subprocedure name and press F3, the source code is positioned at the selected subroutine/procedure. This functionality is not supported in RPG source members. Use Case: ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration