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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...
about 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...
about 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...
about 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. ...
over 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...
over 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 ...
over 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...
over 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...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Bring LPEX editor more in line with Eclipse Java editor

I would like to see an LPEX "Editor profile" that makes the LPEX editor work like the Eclipse Java editor as long as it relates to "selecting text" or "text indention" (TAB / Shift-TAB). Selection text, changing the left indention of selected text...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Field names on content assist crt-space function

When using the crt space function and selecting a prototype or procedure definition the RDi provides with a useful prompt showing parameter positions and lengths it would be really helpful If this could also include the parameter name as part of t...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration