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IBM i

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Allow F3 (show declaration) to show the declarations in other sources

When I cursor to a subroutine or procedure name in an RPGLE member and press F3, the declaration of said item is shown only if it resides in the source member in which F3 was pressed. Requesting that it be able to show declrations residing in incl...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Provide language sensitive editor in RDp debugger with LISTING view

I am opening this RFE on behalf of my customer:Copy book files can only be viewed using the LISTING view in the debugger. However, within that view, the editor used is not language sensitive. The customer would like to see a language sensitive edi...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Retain (with option to print) results in Remote Search view

Retain search results (Remote Search view), even after the view or the software is closed. Also, allow these saved search results to be shared between developers. Presently, when doing numerous searches (e.g., via "Find String . . ." [FNDSTRPDM] f...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Include program calls as well as subroutines

In the outline view, I'd like to be able to jump to external program calls, as well as the existing "subroutines" or "procedures" lists, for use in analysing legacy code. Use Case: Older RPG code uses calls to sub-programs a lot & hasn't yet b...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Display the content of global variables

When using global variables in (noMain) modules included in either programs or service programs, it is currently not possible to view the content of these global variables when debugging the (service) programs. Use Case: This new feature will help...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

screen designer print in preview + read only

Cannot choose print when in preview or read only. Use Case: Since one can only use the indicator settings when in preview mode it would be a nice feature to print a screen modification mock up with all a appropriate conditions set.
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Remove restriction on keys that can be associated to actions in LPEX

Assigning keyboard shorcuts to Lpex actions does not work for somme key combinations such as c-multiply (ctrl Numpad *) or in the lpex or seu profiles c-V (ctrl-v). It happens because of conflicting Eclipse key bindings. Lpex provides a way to ove...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

LPEX sort command needs to keep multi-line D-specs together

D-spec multi-line definitions are separated when sorting. Use Case: create D-spec entries that span multiple lines get separated when you run the sort command over the highlighted D-specs.
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Copied connection on 8.0.3 causes opens to original connection

I copied a connection in RDP 8.0.3 in order to create a work environment with different library list. I used to create different profiles and connections but had troubles with properties being copied. The new connection opens just fine and sets th...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Application Diagram Enhancements

The current design of the Application Diagramming tool does not provide added benefit for us. Please consider these enhancements 1. Add a configuration to allow the diagramming tool to diagram internal structure only.2. Add a configuration option ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration