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IBM i

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compile-menu in menu-bar, when screen-designer is in design- or preview-mode

in the screen-designer, there are the 3 modes "Design", "Source" and "Preview". in the source-mode, there is the possibility to start the compiler over the menu-bar. this compiler-menu is missing in the menu-bar when the design- or the preview-mod...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Possibility to create (source-)filters in iProjects (like in RSE)

It should be possible to create (source-)filters in iProjects. Without filters in iProjects, the whole source-list has to be expanded, which is really inefficient. Use Case: In every iProject to create filters, similar to the functionality in the ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Option to suppress RNF7031 messages in F-specs

I always clean up any unused variables in a program before I implement it so other programmers won't be confused. As an aid to cleanup, I compile the program with RDp and then double click one of the messages in the error list so the messages are ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Future consideration

Debug view obscures edit view when in full-screen

When in debug, double clicking the editor tab maximises the source code view. This completely fills the screen; no other views are visible. When stepping through the program, the debug view re-appears and obscures the top part of the source code. ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Debug view obscures edit view when in full-screen

When in debug, double clicking the editor tab maximises the source code view. This completely fills the screen; no other views are visible. When stepping through the program, the debug view re-appears and obscures the top part of the source code. ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Screendesigner shows G-fields with CCSID1200 and *LEN with wrong length

When using Graphic-Fields with CCSID 1200 and *LEN or *MIN, the Screendesigner paints them with a wrong length and overlaps fields or records which is not correct. Also the Sourcecode Editor shows wrong error messages. You can compile the display ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explorer,cannot locate a member directly. Use Case: Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explo...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDp to handle special character in RPG

Unfortunately there is no solution at this time. The EBCDIC control characters used in the green screen environment have no specified visual representation in Unicode and it is left up to each operating system to decide how to render them. RD Powe...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Automatic source verify

.NET and JAVA IDE's (including Eclipse) do automatic source verification with changes in the source. This feature enable the programmer to easily detect errors in the code as he/she types it. Use Case: Every day of a programmer using RPD. The user...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

raise escalation to new function about RDP Overview Diagram

RSA has Overview Diagram in Database perspective about DB2 schema. But RDP didn't have. So we want to raise escalation to RDP team to add the same Overview Diagram function in RDP as RSA did. Use Case: COBOL programs in RDP have no use case diagram.
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration