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IBM i

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Determine combined size of selected fields

When you are making overlaid fields within a DS you often need to create a master field to contain all the overlain fields and that needs to be of at least a certain size. It would be nice if we could have the editor combine the size of all fields...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

5250 window boarder attribute overlain by user field end attribute

In ACS version 1.1.6.0 5250 windows when ever a developer places content that ends on the same place a window boarder attribute begins the developer item end attribute replaces the window boarder attribute. Use Case: Window at either *DS3 or *DS4 ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

Add Break on Variable Changed to RDi Debug

In other IDE's that I have worked with, I have the ability to watch a variable, and break when its value changes during debug. In RDi I can only set a break point on a specific line and set conditions on when execution stops there. Both are useful...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

C++ fstream should return relative record for DB2 PF-SRC when using tellg() method.

The C++ class ifstream supports both IFS files as well as IBM i Db2 database files, and specifically Db2 Source Physical File Members as "text files". ifstream f("/home/cozzi/file.txt");is treated via the interface the same as:ifstream f("/qsys.li...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 10 Not under consideration

Suggestions for note 624745106 related with RST command

Recently we've tried to use RST command in order to restore an object previously saved in the same system when it was being stored at *SYSBAS, but now the current path of the same object involves a *SYMLNK that redirects to an iASP. The purpose of...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Not under consideration

For fully free RPG provide support for program described printer files

Provide support for program described printer files. Since in fully free RPG there is no support for output specification, please change the WRITE op-code to direct coutput to non external described printer files. The PRTCTL keyword for line spaci...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Block Paste without realigning code

There is a capability in RDI to do a select on a block of code(Alt+R). There is a need for the capability to do a block paste at the selected target that is basically a block replace/overlay or insert without re-aligning the copied block to other ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

possibility to specify what decimal character %char() should use

I'm missing the possibility to specify what decimal character should be used in %char() overriding the control specification DECEDIT keyword. The standard european character is comma instead of point. But sometimes when generating CSV or XML files...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Allow prioritisation of DNS MX record over A record for SMTP server.

Product - SMTP server, presumably part of 5770TC1. We have a situation where a destination DNS resolves to loopback and it causes QMSF to crash. It turns out that the A record has 127.0.0.1 as it's address and the MX record has the correct address...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Not under consideration

Rational Developer for i Backspace & Paste behavior in Replace mode

While in Replace mode(Insert key toggle in US) editing a source member, using the Paste function shifts characters following the block to the right while the expected behavior would be to replace a corresponding volume of characters. While in Inse...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration