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ScreenDesigner support all keywords that have visual impact such as CHGINPDFT in design view

Some keywords have visual effect that is not reflect in the design or preview tabs. One example is CHGINPDFT.This confuses developers because they think they have not set the appropriate keywords and they loose time.Development is not accepting it...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Show me where I am when debugging

When I am debugging using the Step-Thru functionality it would be so helpful to have the subroutine in which I am currently executing displayed in some manner, or have the outline view highlight the current subroutine. Use Case: Anytime one debugs...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Rename, copy/paste, delete... options directly in the outline view

In the outline view, the rename, copy/paste, delete, etc. options on subroutines, fields, files, etc. For instance, right clic then delete on a subroutine name, delete all the code of the subroutine in LPEX. Another use is to be able to copy/paste...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

From a SQLxxxLE source, a "SQL prompter" on SQL lines

From a SQLxxxLE source, a "SQL prompter" on SQL lines as we can have in SEU with the F4 function key Use Case: Helpfull to code SQL statements
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 9 Future consideration

From a library, a CHGCURLIB option

In RSE, from a library, an option to change this library on the current library Use Case: Currently the option "Change Current Library" is only available on the libray list. It would be usefull to have it on a library
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

From a DTAARA, a "Display" option

In RSE, a "display" option on a *DTAARA object, to see the content and the definition of a data area, as we can do with PDM option 5 Use Case: Without that, we have to use PDM or the DSPDTAARA command on a 5250 screen
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Expand a *BNDDIR object to see the entries

In RSE, the ability to expand a *BNDDIR object to see the entries (*SRVPGM and *MODULE objects) and/or a "Show in table" option Use Case: Without that we have to use the WRKBNDDIRE command on a 5250 screen
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

In the "Commands Log" view, a "Display second level message" option

As we can do on the DSPJOBLOG screen, the ability in the "Commands Log" view to position the cursor on a message and pressing the F1 key to get the message ID and second level text Use Case: Usefull to get the second level message as we can do in ...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

A menu (to print/export...) in the "Field table" view

In the "Field table", the same menu as on the "Object table" or "Member table" view, to be able to print or export the field definitions Use Case: Helpfull to create documentation
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

From multiple *MODULE objects, the "CRTPGM" and "SRVPGM" options (like in PDM options 26 and 27)

The ability, when selecting multiple *MODULE objects in RSE, to create a program or a service program, with the appropriate command to be prompted, as we can do with PDM options 26 and 27 Use Case: To easily create ILE programs or service programs...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration