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IBM i

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Search argument should not be case sensitive in spool

After compilation of RPGLE modules in as400, spool files are generated. In order to find attributes and origin of a variable(which file or data structure it belongs to) , we type search argument in the "Find" space. This search argument is case se...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Unused procedures and variables warning

It would be very useful if RDP shows warnings about unused variables and unused procedures. Every declared variable that isn't reference should be highlighted, indicating that is unused. For internal procedures (not exported) the behavior should b...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Merge facility should be provided in the file compare of RDp

My customer needs to constantly comparing files and merge them on a System i platform. These are currently done manually by copy and pasting on a greenscreen. I am trying to get them to use RDP for the job but they do not find it much faster manua...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Give me option to make a search type the default

Please give me the option to make my preferred search tool (CTRL+H) search tab panel the default to appear when pressing CTRL+H. Use Case: I currently activate "IBM i Search", "Remote Search" and "File Search" (the tabs appear in this order). In m...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Compare File add Default Source Library

When I do a Compare File for a source in my personal code library, I almost always compare to the same production code library. If I am in QRPGLESRC, I almost always am comparing to QRPGLESRC, and if I am in member xyz, I almost always compare to ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

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...
almost 12 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