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Subfile Control Record Deleted when Subfile Record is Deleted

In RDP 8.0.3: Using the "Design page screen controls" in Screen Designer to edit a screen, removing a subfile record removes that subfile's control record, even if not selected. It appears at least two scenarios display this behavior:1. Using "Des...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow Preview mode for browse only sessions

When in browse mode allow the ablilty to use preview mode for DDS screens not already defined to work with Screen Designer. Use Case: Since preview mode is the only way to see the conditioned items of a record, it would be nice to preview ANY DDS ...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Flickering issues

I have identified two flickering issues on RDi 9. The first issue happens with the following sequences of actions: > First Issue- Open a member- Click on the member again (to ensure the editor view loses focus)- Without clicking the editor view...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Refresh issues on the i Project Navigator View

There is a strange issue with the i Project Navigator view. With the following sequence of actions the error can be replicated: - Expand a source file on the i Project Navigator- Double click on the member X (sample name) to open it- Click on the ...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 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...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Remote file warning on IBM i project

I'm currently using the i Projects perspective and I thinks is a great feature ! Sometimes it can be confusing to know if I'm editing the local source member or the remote member, and it can be easy to lose all my work. I wish that when working on...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Add ability to disable/hide install of Modernization Tools from the launchpad.exe splash screen for RDi 9.0

Add the ability to remove or disable the hyperlink for the install option of the edition not purchased on the splash screen for RDi 9.0. Use Case: If large companies require users to install RDi 9 from the launchpad.exe, users (like this customer)...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Update bookmarks as source changes

It appears that bookmarks are stored as simply line numbers of a source file. As source lines are added, deleted, and moved, these bookmark line numbers are not updated. Consequently, after a few source edits, bookmarks become largely useless. Use...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

ILE COBOL RDP features allowed in OPM COBOL

It takes time for a company to switch all their code to ILE COBOL from OPM COBOL. ? ?You can't just make it ILE and it works like OPM did without taking into consideration Activation issues, Continue/next sentence, other programming issue have ran...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Outline auto refresh

I like the auto refresh of the Outline view. But with vary large source members this feature causes serious system degradation and run time errors in RDP. It would be nice to be able to turn off the auto refresh when working on large programs. Use...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect