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Show ELSE positions in dsiplayNesting action

Ctrl+Shift+O = actio displayNesting shows an control block outline in RPG LPEX editor. It has limitations i can live with (5 levels max) but I really think it needs to highlight ELSE commands also. Use Case: When I have fix format code to review u...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Customer wants Text items of Table View on i project navigator

Using the Remote system view, the text (description) for the source member is shown in the iSeries Table view (Text column). This is useful to know the contents of each source member.However, using the iSeries Project Navigator view, such informat...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Allow alphabetic expand/contract grouping in outline for fields

In the outline view, allow the fields to be grouped alphabetically with the ability to expand/contract the on the each character in the alphabet to view all the fields for that expanded character.All the variables that begin with 'A' would be grou...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

i Access for Windows for Vietnamese Language

Currently, i Access for Window is only allowed to input Vietnamese language using the Windows keyboard setting which is VNI method. This method is not commonly used in Vietnam as it used combination of numeric and symbol for Vietnamese accent. It ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Searching in the member change history for the iProject perspective

One feature that I think it would be really valuable is the ability to search for an specific string in the member change history of the iProject Perspective. I appreaciate a lot the 'Compare with local history' featute of the iProject Perspective...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Outline doesn't show all the information of a file

When opening a the source code of a RPG-Program, sometimes not all the information is shown in the outline. For example the subprocedures are not shown. Seems to be an error and the log of RDP shows an Index out of bound exception.See an example a...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect

Application diagram for CLLE: don't ignore commands inside other command such as IF ELSE MONMSG SBMJOB

The application diagram shows calls from a CLLE member. However these calls are detected only when the CALL command is the main command. If the call is inside a IF, ELSE, MONMSG, SBMJOB, it is not shown.For instance in member MENU isPGM dcl &o...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Use column comment/label instead of column name in Data Table view

Current Data Table view is using column name in the table header. While in Green Screen strsql will display column comment or label as the header. If Data Table view could use column comment/label in the table header that will be very helpful. The...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Background IBM i search to populate Search Results view as search progresses

Since version 8.5.1 we can now run the IBM i search in background and work on other things.However the Search Results view is updated only at the end of the search. I'd like it to update it as the search progresses. Sometimes when searching, we ar...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Make hairline cursor a preference - always on

I would like to not have to turn on the 'hairline cursor' function each time I load a source member into the LPEX editor. It would be nice if I could set that as a preference so that it will always be on. Use Case: This feature would be used in LP...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration