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IBM i

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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

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

Source members and IFS files in the same RSE filter.

Source members and IFS files in the same RSE filter. Use Case: My CGI applications (in my case with Strategi by ABL) is composed by IBM i objects and IFS files (HTML, HSM, CSS, JavaScript), so I would like see all these types in the same filter.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

RPG figurative constants in outline view.

In outline view constants section I would like see also RPG figurative constants *ZERO, *BLANK, *LOVAL and so on. Use Case: In legacy code, change all generic constants in specific named constants.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Quantify the source lines covered with numbers of time executed

Please add the number of times a line was executed. Use Case: I would use this number to search for ways to possibly improve my program code to see if I can reduce the number of times a line is executed.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Quantify the source lines covered with time executed

Please add the total amount of time a line executed. Use Case: I would use this value to search for ways to possibly improve my program code to see if I can reduce the amount of time a line is executed.
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

Include field name specified on procedure prototype in content assist prompt.

We have over 3500 procedures in our service programs. All have the field name that should be used specified on the prototype parameters. It sure would be nice if these field names were included in the Content Assist and would be injected into the ...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

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

RDi default cursor mode

Default to insert mode, or at least give me the option to pick insert instead of overwrite. Every time I open a source file I have to change to insert mode. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration