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From a DTAARA, a "Display" option

In RSE, a "display" option on a *DTAARA object, to see the content and the definition of a data area, as we can do with PDM option 5 Use Case: Without that, we have to use PDM or the DSPDTAARA command on a 5250 screen
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Expand a *BNDDIR object to see the entries

In RSE, the ability to expand a *BNDDIR object to see the entries (*SRVPGM and *MODULE objects) and/or a "Show in table" option Use Case: Without that we have to use the WRKBNDDIRE command on a 5250 screen
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

In the "Commands Log" view, a "Display second level message" option

As we can do on the DSPJOBLOG screen, the ability in the "Commands Log" view to position the cursor on a message and pressing the F1 key to get the message ID and second level text Use Case: Usefull to get the second level message as we can do in ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

A menu (to print/export...) in the "Field table" view

In the "Field table", the same menu as on the "Object table" or "Member table" view, to be able to print or export the field definitions Use Case: Helpfull to create documentation
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

From multiple *MODULE objects, the "CRTPGM" and "SRVPGM" options (like in PDM options 26 and 27)

The ability, when selecting multiple *MODULE objects in RSE, to create a program or a service program, with the appropriate command to be prompted, as we can do with PDM options 26 and 27 Use Case: To easily create ILE programs or service programs...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Populate Outline View for CL program variables & files

When accessing Control Language (CL) source within the editor then populate the Outline View with the variable and file references and definitions like what is provided for RPG. Use Case: Anytime when editing Control Language (CL) source programs ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Planned for future release

RSE Server submit job time is when the user login in to As/400 and not when the RSE actually started

When starting a RSE Server using the STRRSESVR NAME(<connection name>) command, a job is created and displayed on the green screen.Viewing the same job submit time in the "Job Status" view in RDP will show the time when the user logged in to...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

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)
over 11 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...
over 11 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...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration