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IBM i

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IFS includes not added to outline and content assist

LPEX editor/outline/content assist: If an include from the IFS is included into a source code/program then its content is not included into the information of the outline and is not accessible through content assist (ctrl+space), even when I speci...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Templates should work outside of /free section

Templates doesn't work outside of /free but they should. And snippets are no substitution for templates. Use Case: Template example I would like to have outside of /free: \rev ${date} ${user} Task: ${task} ${cursor}
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Include line not colored correctly

If I include a copy book from the IFS and the path is longer that position 50 the color coding doesn't work. Everything after position 50 is colored differently. Use Case: /include '/usr/local/include/json/json_h.rpgle'
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

provide a way to opena PMR directly from within RDP

Make it much easier for users to report problems from within RDP. Use Case: If it is not easy to report a problem, many users will not bother, especially if the process requires many steps (open a browser, go to the IBM web page to "Open a PMR", e...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Fix problem where session hangs during debug

When running debug of RPG program, with program called via green screen session on System i, and I go to remove or add a breakpoint, my PC (Windows 7) hangs. I end up having to use Windows Task Mgr to kill the RDP session. I never had this problem...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Delete multiple fields in screen designer at the same time

Possibility to delete multiple fields at the same time (with one delete action) Use Case: 1. open DSPF in screen designer2. select more than one field3. use the delete action
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration