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ACS Printing Problem

IBM様 大変お世話になっております。NN生命 佐々木です。 電話を掛けて頂きたいです。携帯:090-6652-3992 素人でも理解できる分かり易い回答を期待しています。 【質問】AS400のエミュレータ:ACS Ver1.1.8.0とVer1.1.8.1を使用し印刷テストを行っています。CA Ver6.1(Windows7使用)では問題なく印刷されます。解決策をご教示下さい。1.PDTを使用した場合、プリンターに外字は印刷されません。外字は、空白として印刷されます。ただし、LPIの機能...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 16 Not under consideration

RDi does not show if the connections are secure.

Using RDi with SSL, there is no indication that the connection was made securely or unsecured. Unfortunately most connections to the IBM i server are open and unsecured by default. Use Case: Secure networks, auditors and management.I am implementi...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Outline not displayed/updated on error

RDP LPEX Outline will not create when opening a member that contains (in LPEX's opinion) certain types of errors. If an error is written into the source, then the outline will no longer be updated. If the source is then saved and re-opened, the ex...
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

SPSS Modeler v.18.2.1 Compatibility with Teradata v.17

SPSS Modeler 18.2.1 support for Teradata v17. At the moment SPSS Modeler 18.2.1 compatibility matrix states that Teradata V17 is not supported. Use Case: Use Case : SPSS Modeler team can relax ( be assured that all is working) when Teradata gets u...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Documentation 2 Not under consideration

Customer wants 'debug menu' on i Series Project Navigator

On Remote System Explorer, if you right-click on a source member, you can select debug menu and can use debug functions.On i Series project view, there is no such menu.It is inconvenient and inefficient for development work. Use Case: Developers i...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

The limit of 9999 records in a subfile is more than 30 years old. Time to increase

There is some justifcation about the limit of 9999 for a subfile. It is more than 500 pages. To roll so many pages does not make sense. But many have desinged programs that search subfiles, sort the subfile, print the subfile, see also request htt...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Not under consideration

Media reporting

Media reporting: I would like BRMS to report location mismatch where the BRMS location and the actual device location are different. Use Case: This would help my operators know where volumes actually are and better understand when they need to tak...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Automatically connect a pointer with a based structure while RPG debugging.

While debugging RPG Programms with Variables or DataStructures which are based on a Pointer, the Values of these Variables are always displayed as asterisks.In my opinion the Debugger sould automatically connect the pointer with the Variable or Da...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

RDI LPEX Editor add Signature Feature to COBOL Source Members

In the LPEX editor for RPG, you have already implemented the 'signature' option so the user may specify a text string to be inserted into each line of a source member added/modified by the user. Can you please implement this same feature for COBOL...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Preserve previous search/filter parameters

When I search / filter using dates, especially when using between dates, I have to re-type the same values for each member. Use Case: .The function (ctrl+shift+D) always shows the default date (today) and default search (Equal). Would be nice and ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration