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Sort option in screen designer adding problem info to referenced fields - NOT new to version 8.5

After using the sort option on the DDS source screen, lines that have have REFFLD keywords get their length, data type, and decimals filled in. This causes some attributes of the referenced field to no longer be copied in and results in a change o...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Give me option to make a search type the default

Please give me the option to make my preferred search tool (CTRL+H) search tab panel the default to appear when pressing CTRL+H. Use Case: I currently activate "IBM i Search", "Remote Search" and "File Search" (the tabs appear in this order). In m...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer

Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explorer,cannot locate a member directly. Use Case: Cannot filter member in iProject explorer.There will be a large number of contents in iProject explo...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Automatic source verify

.NET and JAVA IDE's (including Eclipse) do automatic source verification with changes in the source. This feature enable the programmer to easily detect errors in the code as he/she types it. Use Case: Every day of a programmer using RPD. The user...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

raise escalation to new function about RDP Overview Diagram

RSA has Overview Diagram in Database perspective about DB2 schema. But RDP didn't have. So we want to raise escalation to RDP team to add the same Overview Diagram function in RDP as RSA did. Use Case: COBOL programs in RDP have no use case diagram.
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Screen Designer - "Design page screen control" seciton disappears

RDP version 8.0.3.1 * I open a DSPF member with read only access* I check the option for ?Design screens?* Choose my screen ?group?* Click on the Source tab* The click back to the Design tab I lose the ability to switch between ?Design records? or...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support for DDS AFPDS keywords in Report Designer

Support for DDS AFPDS keywords in Report Designer would be useful for users who want utilize IBM i TS1 transform service and/or HPT. And as my opinion, modern AFPDS functions like AFPRSC, FONTNAME and UNISCRIPT would be important. very old AFP fun...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Outline view do not display details for second program source in LPEX editor in browse mode

In RBD/RDPi from LPEX Editor in RSE perspective after opening any program source in browse mode then from the second and consecutive sources do not display the Outline view with details by default on opening, need to refresh the Outline to view th...
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

In the Repository view, parse DDS file opened from an offline iProject

When Rational Team Concert is installed in the same package as the Rational Developer for Power, parse DDS files from an offline iProject opened in the Repository view. Currently, DDS file is opened with a simplified Lpex editor and is not parsed....
over 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Library not found in library list

I added library HSSFCGI to my development partition. I added HSSFCGI to my library list in RDP for my development partition. I was editing a CLLE source member when I tried to prompt the command, XLSGEN, in the library and received error: Command ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration