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Configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)

Have the option to configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl) for different connections. Use Case: Different application require different Library list and also different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab.Attributes such as "File is currently journaled" will show in File Properties. Also other Journal attributes. Use Case: When a user want to check if file is Journaled or n...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

List of members description in table

How to get the list of members from a file in the "i Project" perspective. Same functionality as in the RSE perspective "Show In Table" This is for a list to see member descriptions. Use Case: User to see all descriptions of files in iProject pers...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Support edit codes 5-9 in Screen Designer

We use edit code 8 and 9 for period and date formatiing.In SDA and CODE Designer, these user defined edit code are properly supported and show the actual space the field will take. In Screen Designer, the field is shorter than what will be actuall...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

When positionning from error view do not automaticaly select text in editor

In RD Power, when there are compile errors they are shown in the Error list view. When we double-click on an error in that list, the editor is positionned to the line, column of the error.The code in error is also selected.However we find that it ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Screen/Print Designer allow setting properties on multiple selected fields

In the Screen and Report Designers we cannot select multiple fields and change common properties. This functionality was available in CODE Designer. For instance, on a screen, we want all headings a certain color. In Screen Designer we have to mak...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RTL Hebrew support in "Screen Designer" editor.

When adding "Text Constant" field in Hebrew, the text is displayed in LTR instead of RTL. Use Case: 1. In the RDP, Open a *.dspf file using "Screen Designer" editor.2. From the Palette pane select "Text Constant".3. Add the "Text Constant" to the ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Filtering source members and other files in iProject perspective

We would like the option to filter in iProject perspective like when using the "Programming Development Manager (PDM)" in the green screens. Use Case: When an iProject contains hundreds of files we need the option to help the developers to navigat...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Resolving to Logical File to Physical Files and displaying the data with defined keys

When a Logical File is shown in the table view it will display the field definitions of the logical file or have the option to show data from the appropriate Physical Files. Use Case: When needed to use different keys to see content of Physical File.
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Content Assist - Allow in Browse Mode

Allow content-assist to be used when browsing a source member. Content Assist may have started out as an auto-completion tool, but it has also become an amazing tool for quick information about a field, procedure, etc. Use Case: When we have two p...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration