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Distingusihing between Members open for edit and for browse in LPEX editor

When multiple members are opened in the LPEX editor pane, some in edit mode, some in browse mode, you cannot tell at a glance which is which. You have to click on the tab and look for the BROWSE term in the edit area. The request is to have someth...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow 'Position To' Logic in the Object List Pane

When displaying the object list pane, specifically, a member list for a source file, there is no way to position to. Using the standard entry of a value in the member name field, this does not position to, but changes the name of the member. NOT G...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Cursor positioning

I am using version RDI 9.0.1. When a verification or compile are requested, and the Error List tab opens, you can click on the error and the cursor is positioned at that line. When you press arrow down, the cursor skips the lines added by the Erro...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Outline view for CL

The Outline view is very helpful when editing RPG program source. Can the Outline view be updated to show more than just the Labels in CL? For instance, can the declared fields, program parameters, and file declarations all be included on the Outl...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for I version 9.0.1 freezes up

We have been using Rational Developer for Power Systems v 8.5 for quite a while. Using this IDE, we had little to no problems. Entering source code into the editor was smooth as well as scrolling, and updating the outline. (it practically never fr...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

IBM RDi - Compare function to work with Subversion controlled source

When using the Rational Developer for i (RDi) compare tool to compare source controlled by Subversion, the latest (i.e. current) source being compared does not display line numbers, therefore the compare highlights every single line as different. ...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Activate Content Assist on more member types

It would be nice to be able to use Ctrl+Space (content assist) in member types like DSPF, PRTF and maybe even DDS PF. Use Case: In RPG we can get a list of op-codes or other standard code items by using the content assist feature. DSPF/PRTF member...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Add connection information to editor tabs

When editing source members from multiple connections, it can be challenging to know what connection through which a member was opened. Hovering over the tab will tell you the system, but not the connection. (This is also true for the application ...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Mixed case CL after prompt

When prompting a CL command in the LPEX editor, the prompter returns the results in all uppercase. It would be much better to maintain the case, as mixed case is easier to read and often times the desired effect. Use Case: Many programmers utilize...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Turn off or change auto-selection of text when double-clicking error list

1) Do a compile, see errors in the Error List pane.2) Double-click on an error to get the errors marked in the source editor.3) Return to editor and commence fixing source.4) Select some source, but invariably forget that double-clicking in the Er...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration