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Open source from an object

Open the source in browse mode from an object, if there are multiple modules, list them first, if only one, open directly. Objects contain source information from which the object was created (well, except when compiled from the IFS, but most peop...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Toolbar in Object table view for faster input change

To change input in the Object table view, we currently need to click on the smallish inverted triangle, then choose the work with option. A toolbar to access these options would make it much faster.[Lib] [Obj] [Mbr] buttons would call the correspo...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)

Have the option to configure different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl) for different connections. Use Case: Different application require different Library list and also different System libraries in Library list (Chgsyslibl)
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Support edit codes 5-9 in Screen Designer

We use edit code 8 and 9 for period and date formatiing.In SDA and CODE Designer, these user defined edit code are properly supported and show the actual space the field will take. In Screen Designer, the field is shorter than what will be actuall...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

RTL Hebrew support in "Screen Designer" editor.

When adding "Text Constant" field in Hebrew, the text is displayed in LTR instead of RTL. Use Case: 1. In the RDP, Open a *.dspf file using "Screen Designer" editor.2. From the Palette pane select "Text Constant".3. Add the "Text Constant" to the ...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Change view e permissione for role "VIEWER"

We operate as an ICP for several of our Power Systems client. As we explore the different cloud users' roles in PowerVC, we realize the Viewer user role is the one that fits as the most except for one thing. It is missing the 'resource usage' view...
22 days ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted


4 months ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Thai Character correcction

HI Team, Older client access used allow user to download/upload THAI character without any issues. However, with the new IBM ACS the spool file/upload/download of the PF is not converted unlike old IBM communicator. can we have similar set up with...
4 months ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

5733-ICC and BRMS - Backup metadata should be saved on the cloud next to each backup to ease restore process

When using IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i with BRMS we can backup and upload the virtual media to ICOS and other object storage service providers. Virtual tape media, by default, is componesed of 30GB media files and sometimes you need to avoid...
11 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

An eyeglass that help kid that face difficulty in reading information accurately.

This eyeglass will support artificial intelligence attached with earpod that would pair with bluetooth to each other, it will read every written information to the kid as he/she learn while he/she listens.
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration