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List of members description in table

How to get the list of members from a file in the "i Project" perspective. Same functionality as in the RSE perspective "Show In Table" This is for a list to see member descriptions. Use Case: User to see all descriptions of files in iProject pers...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

resources limitations for projects em powervc

when multiples projects are created, there´s no option to create custom roles for IDS, like an id that is able to add storage and deploy a VM but can´t increase cpu and memory.Other issue is related to storage templates, there´s no way to restrict...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future 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}
over 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Perfromance Improvement for the AIX 7.1 commands grep, wc and sort in UTF-8 locale

Customer reported slower performance with UTF-8 locale, for scriptsparsing UTF-8 text with wc, sort, grep.
almost 9 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Clappmond RAS enhancemenets

Recently I worked on a number of calls where PHA application monitor timed out. Usually we can not provide a proper RCA in these cases which frustrates our customers.I propose to add an option to application monitor / clappmond to collect addition...
over 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

Move selected (highlighted) block using the TAB key

While creating or modifying code (any language) where indentation is a good practice to visually structure the body of the entire program or scrip, this feature will facilitate the opportunity to massive move a block at once and not line per line ...
almost 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

RDi default cursor mode

Default to insert mode, or at least give me the option to pick insert instead of overwrite. Every time I open a source file I have to change to insert mode. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

RDi recent file list file name translation

My recent files shows: 1 ITEM_5FT.SQLRPGLE2 DIV_5FT.RPGLE3 SHIPPING_5FH.RPGLE4 SHIPPING.SQLRPGLE Only the 4th name is accurate, the other names are really ITEM_T.SQLRPGLE, DIV_T.RPGLE and SHIPPING_H.RPGLE. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Sorting in NIM

In NIM all (?) listings/outputs of clients, resources and so on (also and especially in smitty) are not sorted, which makes it difficult when having many entries.
almost 9 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Build date restriction prevent customer from upgrading across AIX TL levels.

Customer : Kaiser Permanente Customer has over 2000 AIX servers running with AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06. When we try to upgrade them to AIX 7.2 TL03 SP02 But it failed because AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06 was released after AIX 7.2 TL03 SP02. AIX 7.2 TL01 SP06 is hav...
over 4 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration