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IBM i

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Position line selected from COBOL outline more usefully

PMR (or SR) 36551,422,000 actually dealt with which editor view was positioned from a selection in the outline. This is a request to have the selected line appear at or toward the top of the editor window. Currently, the selected line (paragraph,s...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Enhance Data Tools code to handle naming convention system.

Using Rational Developer for Powevr 8.0.3, make a Connection to DB2 for iOS V5R3 using the naming system convention, like in this example: jdbc:hostname;prompt=false;naming=system; The connection works. When expanding the packages in the Enteprise...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

split views & closing RDp

when editing a source member and you have mutliple views open if you close RDp & reopen it opens up with the single "main" view. it would be nice if RDp "remembered" the number of views on the source member and opened with the same number of v...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Report designer in overlays

Within Rational Developer for Power Systems allow the report designer to pull in any overlays so the designer can assist in lining up the print file data around the form (overlay). Use Case: Currently, we have use the USDA's health certificate for...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Outline does not show LIKE() defined attirbutes

Fields defined using LIKE() keyword show on outline without any attibutes. Use Case: Manually pressing refresh does not fix. Verify cache option is set to refresh cache.
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Is a defect

Debug (Service Entry)

Make the option for set Debug (Serivce Entry) available as part of the right click menu in an RPG source object or part of the right click menu for the editor tab when in RSE perspective. Another option would be to add an icon to the top that woul...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Enhancing Rational Developer for Power

I think that a nice way to improve the project perspective in RDp for RPG projects or the RSE perspective, would be to be able to link diferent sources together. Right now you can right click over a source file and add a new source member, and tha...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Application diagram for CLLE: don't ignore commands inside other command such as IF ELSE MONMSG SBMJOB

The application diagram shows calls from a CLLE member. However these calls are detected only when the CALL command is the main command. If the call is inside a IF, ELSE, MONMSG, SBMJOB, it is not shown.For instance in member MENU isPGM dcl &o...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Use column comment/label instead of column name in Data Table view

Current Data Table view is using column name in the table header. While in Green Screen strsql will display column comment or label as the header. If Data Table view could use column comment/label in the table header that will be very helpful. The...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

(RPG) Option to configure call level to display in application diagram

RPG application diagram is very attractive. Is it possible to configure the level of call hierarchy for RPG? E.g., select 3 levels or 5 levels of calls in order to make the diagram not too complex and readable. Use Case: Provide an option to confi...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration