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IBM i

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Column Sensitive Editing in **FREE

When you are editing source in totally free (**FREE), the column sensitive editing still treats the first 5 characters of the line as a comment area. When you edit code in that space, it breaks up the line improperly. Totally free does not have a ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

RDI Outline update

Problem automatic update outline view of i Projects Navigator source members. At remote work the IBM i servers are not always reachable. But outline update is starting and cannot be cancelled. When the connecting window (Enter password) is cancell...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Search Help Navigator for i

ACS Navigator for i Help items display but there is always the Loading in the top left corner. Ability to search the help never shows up which is available in other products. 5770XW1 V7R3M0 5101 IBM i Access Enablement Support Use Case: The help s...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

ACS printer session with PDT doesn't print ex-shift-jis code.

The printer session of ACS doesn't print the code that isn't include in Shift-JIS.But the printer session of iAW can print the above code. Use Case: Same as printer session of iAW.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 6 Is a defect

RDI: Fixed form and free form data structures are not shown correct in outline

In a program I have data structures that are defined in the traditional fixed format and the new free format. It looks like that the outline in RDI mixes them together. I'm using RDI version: 9.6.0.1OS/400 V7R1 Use Case: I have attached 3 files. T...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Launch LPEX editor from QSHELL terminal

Using RSE. It would be cool if I could find a way to launch LPEX editor when operating in QSHELL shell terminal. I know I can open IFS directories and perform the operation there. But having that option in QSHELL terminal is desirable. Use Case: R...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Pressing Alt+key to execute macro sets focus to File in the Tools line

After opgrading to 1.1.7.1 an irritating thing has started when executing macros. I have defined macros to be executed when pressing ALT+F1, ALT+F2 etc but now it executes the macro and then focus is at the "File" option in the Tools line so when ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Is a defect

ACS Schema Explorer - Stored Procedure editing has bugs

Create a basic SQL stored procedure that modifys data. Leave all default options. Hit OK and procedure should be generated. Now, go edit Stored procedure. Click "Specify SET OPTION statement". Click Modify. Change default schema to a different sch...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

ACS plugins need to stop grabbing the ALT key when user ALT-TABs to an ACS plugin

Stop grabbing the ALT key activity when user presses ALT-TAB and then activating the menus. Use Case: On Windows platforms user press ALT-TAB, one to many times, to cycle through a list of open programs. The users then releases the ALT-TAB keys wh...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect

RDI: Indicators defined in display formats are not shown in outline

Indicators defined in a display file are not shown in the outline. If I have a display file XX1234DA with a record format F01 where indicator 30 is used then it is not shown in the outline that it is used in the display file XX1234DA when there ar...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect