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Push To Client - Save/deploy folder/files

Most 3rd-party add-on tools for Eclipse (RDi) store their configurations in one or more XML files. It would be great if we could specify certain files and/or folders that should be saved by Push To Client and deployed to the same relative path for...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Push To Client not saving Key Bindings

The Push-To-Client feature is not saving customization to the Key Bindings in RDi 9.5. Use Case: Push-to-Client is a great feature for simplifying the roll-out of standard configuration and key bindings would be a natural extension.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

"Open Declaration" should actually open the declaration

When doing a "Open Declaration" on an externally defined procedure or field, RDi simply jumps to the line in the existing source where the procedure or field is imported. This is the easy way out and is not very helpful. Use Case: In the case of c...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Include custom perspectives in push to client

The push to client feature is a nice addition to reduce the work required when creating a new workspace, especially when upgrading to a new release (re-using a workspace between releases can cause issues so I always create a new one). However, thi...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Bring qualified data structure name to top of Content Assist prompt list

I use Content Assist to autocomplete code all the time. For data structures, however, it hasn't been as nice. The reason is because I can't easily simply select a qualified data structure to complete, it brings up all the subfields as well for me ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RFE Request - Duplicate debugging, only one view?

When doing a parallel debug (I am simultaneously debugging the same application between two systems), it does show a separate branch in the Debug view...but only one Listing view. Should there be a separate view tab for each debug session? It is p...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RFE Request - Monitoring same field from two (or more) programs

In the Monitors view, it is possible to monitor the same field more than once when it appears in two (or more) programs being debugged, or in two (or more) programs in the stack. When done, the field appears in the list multiple times as needed bu...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Make Content Assist/Autocomplete work with LikeRec & File Formats

Autocomplete for LikeRec does not offer up the files that are defined. Please have it do so. Autocomplete also doesn't bring up formats for files. I noticed this with a delete of a record from a qualified file. (I qualify all files in my programs....
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Move selected (highlighted) block using the TAB key

While creating or modifying code (any language) where indentation is a good practice to visually structure the body of the entire program or scrip, this feature will facilitate the opportunity to massive move a block at once and not line per line ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Have the Rational product "Quick Access" search in templates and Snippets

My biggest issue with using Snippets and Templates is remembering what I called a template or that I even created a template or snippet. Use Case: In preferences you can search for a particular preference tree entry but not a preference item or va...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration