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IBM i

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Auto complete when using procedure wizard

When creating a procedure using the RPG procedure wizard,(the DSpec and the Java Method behave the same) auto complete does not function for the input or the output params. If I click on the defined like the defined varaiables are not available. T...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

PowerHA IP storage support for IBM i

Add support for IP storage in PowerHA Use Case: With a proposed migration from FC to IP based storage PowerHA requires support of IP storage technologies.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Not under consideration

Launch LPEX editor from QSHELL terminal

Using RSE. It would be cool if I could find a way to launch LPEX editor when operating in QSHELL shell terminal. I know I can open IFS directories and perform the operation there. But having that option in QSHELL terminal is desirable. Use Case: R...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Provide the ability to copy i source members from one system to another

In multiple partition/system environments it would be beneficial to be able to drag and drop source members between i/os systems. It appears this is available to other operating systems (according to the help documentation) so why not i/os. Use Ca...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

In RDPi from SQL Results view need new features to display multiple SQL query results output

Using RDPi from Data perspective after opening a SQL Script executing a SQL query the statement shows in History and the output of the query results in the Viewer of SQL Results view. Currently we can only view the output of one SQL query statemen...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RFE Request - Monitoring same field from two (or more) programs

In the Monitors view, it is possible to monitor the same field more than once when it appears in two (or more) programs being debugged, or in two (or more) programs in the stack. When done, the field appears in the list multiple times as needed bu...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Provide option to disable the Program Verifier

Provide some option to completely disable the Program Verifier. The verification is not a background task like a search, it is uninterruptable and often takes a very long time, during which nothing else can be done. The verification cannot be canc...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Workspace should remember Debug Service Entry Points

All Service Entry Debug Entrys are gone when restarting the IDE - the workspace should save them in the same way it does with the other debug configurations (Favorites etc.) Use Case: Each time you restart your IDE you will have te reconfigure the...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Support the F3 "goto" function in RPG type source members

When editing an RPGLE source member, if you put the cursor on a subroutine or subprocedure name and press F3, the source code is positioned at the selected subroutine/procedure. This functionality is not supported in RPG source members. Use Case: ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Screen Designer droping a reconrd in a Window should include window keyword referencing the existing window

When buiding a window that contains a subfile, we typically have at least three record formats: the subfile, the control and another one for the keys at the bottom. So using the Design Screen mode we would- create a new screen- drag a subfile reco...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration