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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Report Designer - easier, more intuitive way to add a record

The steps to add a new record format to a printer file are not very intuitive in Design mode. I got tired of having to add the record format in Source mode and had to watch a video to understand how to do it in Design mode. Before watching the vid...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

ScreenDesigner support for building menus

ScreenDesigner should support the creation and modification of IBM i menus, at least the integrated editing and compile of the DDSMNU and MNUCMD source members that form the foundation for an IBM i menu. Use Case: The use would be similar to part ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration

Add button in debug to terminate debug AND end job

I would like to have a button that would terminate debug AND end the job. The green screen debugger will end debug and the RPGLE program immediately when F3 is pressed. I would like the RDp debugger to have the same "one-click" functionality. I wo...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Find/Replace (CTRL-F) regular expressions in RDP (LPEX) should match the help text "regular expression patterns".

Using the regular expressions for find/replace in the LPEX editor on RDP is confusing. The help text clearly shows that the regular expression patterns should use the details described in the java.util.regex.Pattern javadoc but there are differenc...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future 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...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Cumulative filters in Lpex

Presently, each time we select a filter, it replaces the previous filter. We would like the option to make filters cumulative.Examples:- filter a selection (seach all), then only code- filter by date rage and comments Use Case: - Search for all oc...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 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...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Manual builder needed for i Projects

Currently i Projects offers three builder options, a CL based builder, a user-supplied command based builder and the *NONE builder. When no builder is needed for the and the *NONE builder is selected the options to push changed members to the IBM ...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Not under consideration

Option required for saving Data Overview Diagram for future references

Due to some business requirement I was generating a Data Overview Diagram from some of the tables from our database. I created the overview diagram and then added some additional information, but couldn't find any option to save the overview diagr...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 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...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Not under consideration