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IBM i

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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...
over 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.
over 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...
over 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 ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Command definition compiles create EVENT file

There should be a *EVENT file created during command compiles. Use Case: All my i OS programs are command driven, just like IBM.
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Report Designer - easier, more intuitive way to add a record

The steps to add a new record format to a printer file are not very intuitive in Design mode. I got tired of having to add the record format in Source mode and had to watch a video to understand how to do it in Design mode. Before watching the vid...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

ScreenDesigner support for building menus

ScreenDesigner should support the creation and modification of IBM i menus, at least the integrated editing and compile of the DDSMNU and MNUCMD source members that form the foundation for an IBM i menu. Use Case: The use would be similar to part ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add button in debug to terminate debug AND end job

I would like to have a button that would terminate debug AND end the job. The green screen debugger will end debug and the RPGLE program immediately when F3 is pressed. I would like the RDp debugger to have the same "one-click" functionality. I wo...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Find/Replace (CTRL-F) regular expressions in RDP (LPEX) should match the help text "regular expression patterns".

Using the regular expressions for find/replace in the LPEX editor on RDP is confusing. The help text clearly shows that the regular expression patterns should use the details described in the java.util.regex.Pattern javadoc but there are differenc...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration