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IBM i

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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
about 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...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Populate Outline View for CL program variables & files

When accessing Control Language (CL) source within the editor then populate the Outline View with the variable and file references and definitions like what is provided for RPG. Use Case: Anytime when editing Control Language (CL) source programs ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Planned for future release

RSE Server submit job time is when the user login in to As/400 and not when the RSE actually started

When starting a RSE Server using the STRRSESVR NAME(<connection name>) command, a job is created and displayed on the green screen.Viewing the same job submit time in the "Job Status" view in RDP will show the time when the user logged in to...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)

Have the option to configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl) for different connections. Use Case: Different application require different Library list and also different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab

Show Display File Description (DSPFD) parameters in the file Properties tab.Attributes such as "File is currently journaled" will show in File Properties. Also other Journal attributes. Use Case: When a user want to check if file is Journaled or n...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

List of members description in table

How to get the list of members from a file in the "i Project" perspective. Same functionality as in the RSE perspective "Show In Table" This is for a list to see member descriptions. Use Case: User to see all descriptions of files in iProject pers...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Support edit codes 5-9 in Screen Designer

We use edit code 8 and 9 for period and date formatiing.In SDA and CODE Designer, these user defined edit code are properly supported and show the actual space the field will take. In Screen Designer, the field is shorter than what will be actuall...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

When positionning from error view do not automaticaly select text in editor

In RD Power, when there are compile errors they are shown in the Error list view. When we double-click on an error in that list, the editor is positionned to the line, column of the error.The code in error is also selected.However we find that it ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Screen/Print Designer allow setting properties on multiple selected fields

In the Screen and Report Designers we cannot select multiple fields and change common properties. This functionality was available in CODE Designer. For instance, on a screen, we want all headings a certain color. In Screen Designer we have to mak...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration