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IBM i

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"Show in Table" view as provided in RSE needed for iProjects

In Remote Systems Explorer ther is an option to show all Sourcemembers or Library Objets in a table view. Use Case: his view is a substitute for the old PDM view which is urgently needed when browsing the short PGM names by looking at the Text Att...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Outline View: Filtering

I think it would be extremely helpful to be able to filter the items in the Outline, similar to the filtering in the Preferences dialog. Use Case: Especially when there are multiple copybooks or very large programs, the list can be extremely long ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Add Kerberos Authentication to RDP

Rational Developer for Power Systems needs to support Kerberos Authentication. This is necessary because our systems are being used to service federal contracts where Kerberos Authentication allows us to meet FISMA requirements. IBM introduced Ker...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to reset all lines with current date

SEU has the option to change all the lines in the source to the current date. This is not possible with RDp.This is under SEU F13 which is Edit Session Enviornment/Change session defaults. There is an option to Set all existing records to a specif...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Add MONMSG to control codes when filtering view by control; improve [Shft]-Ctrl-M behavior

In the editor view there is an option to filter the view by code, date, etc. And by control, so that the structural flow can be seen better. In CL code, the MONMSG command can have a DO on its EXEC parameter. This, however, does not appear in the ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

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...
about 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...
about 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...
about 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