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Outline view do not display details for second program source in LPEX editor in browse mode

In RBD/RDPi from LPEX Editor in RSE perspective after opening any program source in browse mode then from the second and consecutive sources do not display the Outline view with details by default on opening, need to refresh the Outline to view th...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Enable block nesting in RPG source members

When editing and RPGLE source member you can use the block nesting function to have RDp connect the IF/ENDIF, DO/ENDDO, FOR/ENDFOR (etc.) statements. This is really nice if someone didn't do a very good job of indenting or if the group spans multi...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 9 Not under consideration

The Design tab of Screen Designer should show all non-hidden items defined on the record

When designing records, I would like to see all fields/constants without regard to conditioning or attributes. Currently, I comment out the DSPATR(ND) or indicators while I am working on the design, so that I can see everything defined in the reco...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

In the Repository view, parse DDS file opened from an offline iProject

When Rational Team Concert is installed in the same package as the Rational Developer for Power, parse DDS files from an offline iProject opened in the Repository view. Currently, DDS file is opened with a simplified Lpex editor and is not parsed....
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

From RBD/RDPi under Data perspective using Generate DDL producing incomplete SQL statement for Logical File (LF) in iSeries

In RBD&RDPi from Data perspective Generating DDL definition from an existing Logical File (LF) is populating incomplete SQL statement and getting error on execution. I am on IBM RBD (Version 8.0.1.2) and IBM RDPi (Version 8.0.3). Under Data pe...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add ability to select compare tool with local history when used with iProject members

When the compare with local history with iProject members is used it currently opens the less featureful text compare editor, and there is no option to select the smarter LPEX editor. Add the ability to select different compare editors - at least ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Compare to file should be available from the Remote Systems view

Create consistency between the LPEX editor and RSE views when it comes to Compare tooling:1) Compare to file should be available from RSE View2) Compare options should be available from the open source in the LPEx editor other then from the Edit g...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Add ability to change font size in Help Contents and make table of contents and help results the same font size

Currently, there is no way to change the font size in the Help contents.This should be an easy way to enlarge or to change the font so that it can be seen.When the Help is opened it is not associated with the browser but is tied to whatever the fo...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Add ability to select compare tool to use

Add the ability to select which compare tool - LPEX or text - to use within RDp. The compare to each other always brings up the Text Compare.1) select two members in an RSE filter2) the compare with only allows ?each other? this is OK.3) There sho...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Library not found in library list

I added library HSSFCGI to my development partition. I added HSSFCGI to my library list in RDP for my development partition. I was editing a CLLE source member when I tried to prompt the command, XLSGEN, in the library and received error: Command ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration