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IBM i

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Include line not colored correctly

If I include a copy book from the IFS and the path is longer that position 50 the color coding doesn't work. Everything after position 50 is colored differently. Use Case: /include '/usr/local/include/json/json_h.rpgle'
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RPG should be named after release

RPG should be identified with OS version to show it is not the rotten RPGI, RPGII, OR RPGIII. Use Case: The first line should replace ** FREE with** RPG 7.1** RPG 7.3** RPG 8 If we want to compile it in previous version for the sake of compatibili...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for i DDS Design with REFFLD & adjustment value

When using the Rational Developer for i DDS Design tool for a display file, the Design tab does not display the field(s) correctly when using a REFFLD that also has a size adjustment. Use Case: Open an existing display file source or create a new ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

php DB2 database extension and XML mismatch when Hebrew characters and numbers are used

Hebrew issues with DB2 and XML XML output the data in a reversed order.....Letters before Numbers while in the records are in the database as numbers(date) than Hebrew letters (see attachment) IBM i DB2 database record:see attachment DB2HebData.pn...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Is a defect

Where am I in?

Since the notion of position (procedure/routine) is very important implementing it using CTRL + SHIFT + O (and CTRL + F5 to remove) is not satisfactory especially because it's not available during a search (i.e. CTRL + F). A better solution would ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

C API _Rlocate add ability to use key other than string

_Rlocate only accepts a string as the key to use for search. For files which are keyed by other variables (INT etc) the locate does not find the required record. Use Case: _Rlocate on a file with a keyed access path which is an integer does not re...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

Upgrading the %XLATE bif

The third parameter of the %XLATE bif is the string to be translatedas per the manual: string = %XLATE(lo:up:'rpg dept'); The problem with this bif is that this string must be defined in the source code. But the the problem is that CCSID's for dif...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB)

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB) Use Case: Client Emulator DBSC Translate TableActor: Customer
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS, RSS create new action for commenting code mid line

When commenting code using the new fantastic short cut of CTRL+/ the RUN SQL Scripts comments out the entire line. GREAT. But it would make the tool even better to allow for a new action to comment out (double dash space) at the cursor. Use Case: ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration