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IBM i

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Remote file warning on IBM i project

I'm currently using the i Projects perspective and I thinks is a great feature ! Sometimes it can be confusing to know if I'm editing the local source member or the remote member, and it can be easy to lose all my work. I wish that when working on...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

"Find" keyboard shortcuts operate on indeterminate window

This applies to RDi version 8.0.3. (You might want to add "Release" as a Product identifier.) ;-) It appears that when using the "Find/Replace" function, using keyboard shortcuts causes RDi to operate inconsistently, sometimes on the active window...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Block selection and single-keystroke navigation between open source members

Prior to RDi 9.0, you could do the following: - Have two or more members open. - Select a line to move or copy from one member ? ?to another using Alt+L. - Optionally use Shift+Up or Shift+Down arrows to highlight a block of code. - Use Alt+Left o...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Error list in i-Project

Please add the possibility to i-Project to compile to every target lib and get an error list. At the moment i Projects are currently designed to work that the error list is only automatically pulled from the EVFEVENT file in the library associated...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Revert search (ctrl+f) behaviour in RDi 9.0 to the way it was in RDp 8.5

When you open the search (ctrl+f) in the RPG LPEX editor in RDi 9.0.0.1, you can immediately enter the value you seek and press enter. After pressing enter, the source is positioned to the value you searched for, if it was found. Now, in RDp 8.5 y...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Line commands (Copy/Move) between views

Performing the following line commands: C (Copy)CC (Copy Block)M (Move)MM (Move Block) From one view should be allowed to be completed on a secondary view of the same source using the following line commands: A (After)B (Before) Use Case: When att...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add ability to disable/hide install of Modernization Tools from the launchpad.exe splash screen for RDi 9.0

Add the ability to remove or disable the hyperlink for the install option of the edition not purchased on the splash screen for RDi 9.0. Use Case: If large companies require users to install RDi 9 from the launchpad.exe, users (like this customer)...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

LPEX Editor should support the IFS file system on the IBM i for open or browse of /copy files

In Rational Developer for i is a function for opening /COPYand /INCLUDE files by pointing at the source line where the copy is definded, right clicking and choosing Source > /COPYmember > Edit. This is working only when the Source is stored ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add "Selected characters count" to task bar in LPEX editors

When working on COBOL or even CLLE programs in the LPEX editor of RDp, it would be incredibly helpful when selecting text within the editor (highlighting it) to show the number of characters "selected" in the task bar (bottom line) of the editor. ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Widen panel dividers

Maybe I'm getting old ;-) ... but I'm frustrated wasting precious seconds moving my cursor back and forth across the panel dividers in a perspective trying to position the cursor precisely in the 2-pixel (or so it seems) width of the divider, requ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration