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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

evfevent file not accounted for "user action"

I had years adm then aldon (which was Beugue) I remade adm admopswith the ability to compile with build options QBLDOPTSRC include envirronement DVP (development) QUA (quality) PROD (production) well I produce a file (* event), but I would like it...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Disable the ability to change the record length in existing PF and override and delete existing PF

Disable the record length property option for existing source.In RDp, when adding a SRCPF with "add to i Project", RDp allows the record length property to be modified, but when revoking the change set, the record length property can not be modifi...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Disable option to edit CCSID in existing SRCPF

When the CCSID on an existing physical files needs to be changed and the change is made in the RDP field as it is editable but it doesn't get passed to the physical file during a build through RDP and RTC. Use Case: Development has suggested this ...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Homogeneous support for NULL capable fields between RPGLE, RPGLE triggers and RPGSQLLE

Today the use of tables with NULL capable columns is divided into three different methods : RPGLE programs use %NULLIND built-in functionRPGLE trigger programs must define an array and a way to link the array to the fields name (by position)RPGSQL...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

(RPG) Impact analysis for table/column (referenced by which program)

Need to check a specific table (or a column of table) is referenced by which program. The goal is to know about if some database table, columns are modified, what's the impact will be. Use Case: User could check the impact of modifying a table/col...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Finding and Exchanging same characters one time for all open files

System: RTC3.0.1 and RDP 8.0.3Actor: Programmer Description: Our team uses finding and exchanging function in opening files, one file one time. So, we have to do the same opration many times for other files when exchange same charaters. However,fi...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

[WI 243693] Locks created in RTC plugin for Visual Studio should prevent others from making changes

If you lock a part in Visual Studio with the RTC Plugin, it should lock it, and prevent others from making changes to the part. The current process allows others to continue making changes to the part. It does however prevent them from checking in...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration