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Collapse the Find String results in RDI with Ctrl -

When doing Find String in RDI and get a lot of results, everything is expanded. In order to highlight and do another Find String on them I have to manually collapse all of them. Would be nice if Ctrl - could Collapse and Ctrl + would expand them. ...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Exclude TEMPLATE type fields from content assist in calculation specs

Since template fields cannot be used in calculation specs, it would be helpful if they didn't show up in the list of fields to choose from. Use Case: Content assist field selection.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Enhanced iProject

Now that we have completely free format starting in column 1 with unlimited columns, the next step is for the tools to support source in the IFS. I would like an enhanced iProject that resides in the IFS, and does not necessarily tie back to sourc...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

DataStructure Subfield Access By Variable Property

Add new syntax to RPG for accessing subfields. RPG limits access to qualified data structure subfields to hard-coded names with dot notation. New syntax should be like Javascript property notation dataStruct['literal_name'] or var fld = 'userName'...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Consistent use of Run actions CTRL+F11

Please make the actions of CTRL+F11 (Start a Run Configuration) ALWAYS prompt for the configuration to start. Seen in RDi 9.1.1.1. Use Case: When using CTRL+F11 to initiate a Run Configuration and LPEX is open and in focus a dialog appears requiri...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Include SQL Cross Reference in RPG Outline View

We feel as though the Outline view in RDi 9.5 should be enhanced and improved with respect to how it handles embedded SQL. The outline view only shows the files defined via RPG file declarations. Only references to RPG variables within the embedde...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Future consideration

Add new stop characters for nextWord and prevWord actions

Increase character tokens used to identify a "nextWord" or :prevWord" spot point to all punctuation and math symbol characters that are legal in RPG syntax. Use Case: If I create long variable names, function names and or function calls with long ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 9 Not under consideration

Make Database Development Log on follow RSE connection standards

In RSE you can save your password. If later your profile password changes RSE tells you the password its attempting to use is not the same as the one on the server. Please make the connection feature for the Database Development / Debug adhere to ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate binder language

Add a keyword to the CRTSRVPGM to specify a signature. Change the UPDSRVPGM to maintain all current exports and add new exports to the bottom of the list. Possibly, have the two commands create binder language for documentation purposes. If an exp...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Syntax Highlighting (and Outline) in Compare View

When the compare view will allow merging as requested in RFE 70905 it should also enable syntax highlighting and accessing the outline, so you can work with the code like it was opened using the "compare" action in good old CODE/400. (Please consi...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration