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Include SQL tables in Outline view

In Rational Developer for i (RDi) the Outline view should include SQL tables that are embedded in the code. Use Case: Even though there are not any RPG "F" specs or DCL-F statements it would be very useful to identify and allow navigation to table...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Mark more than one node for "Highlight Expensive Icon"

Give an option or something that allows for marking nodes that are relatively close together in terms used to identify the most expensive node. I would prefer top 5/10/etc or a percentage selection. Use Case: Run the visual explain in Run SQL Scri...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

Default Connection in RDi

When I use RDi I create connections to multiple LPARs. When I right-click on Objects and click Open Member, it would be nice to have the Connection default to the one I selected with the right-click and not the last one I used. Use Case: Open Remo...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Implementation of DBX set $frame functionality

Request for a working version of the "set $frame" facility to be able to study a core dump from an alternate point in the stack. In AIX 7.1 TL3 SP3, dbx already has placeholder code for this facility. The use case presented in PMR 83008,L6Q is a p...
over 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Allow changing style in theme selection

A Theme is selected and applied. A style is selected that modifies the Theme. Then if the Theme is changed, the new theme is not applied. The issue is unforgiving by saving the procedure, because then it is no longer possible to remove the styling...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 2 Not under consideration

Attach Boot and Data LUNs to LPARs via seperate set of HBA(tagged ports)

Attach boot and data LUNs vi separate set of HBAs. For example allow boot LUNs to be attached via one set of Tagged Ports and data LUNs using a second set of Tagged Ports.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration

WebQuery SUM by GROUP

Webquery should support a function like SUM by GROUP. I don't know if there exist a specific word for it, so I'll try to describe it with an example.If you have data like the following: Customer Year RevenueCust_A 2012 $ 523 2013 $ 658Cust_B 2012 ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 11 Planned for future release

Integrate IBM I Access 5250 with Mac Touch Bar

We are running IBM I Access Client Solutions v build 6431 on some MacBook Pro 2016 with touch bars. We would expect to the able to add the application to the shortcut definitions for the OS to display the function keys in the touch bar. De...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Add menu option to start reconciler from i Project

Add a menu option to the context menu of source files of IBM i Projects to start the reconciler for the selected source file. Use Case: Source code of development utilities is often stored in a source file dedicated to the utility. Starting the re...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Phase 2 truss functional enhancements

AIX 7.2 TL 1 contains enhancements to the truss command to expand system calls which can be decoded. This request is to build upon that capability to improve and expand this capability : 1. Expansion of statx, socketpair, pipe.2. Next tranche of c...
over 7 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration