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Command prompting allow editing of list values

When prompting a command, the parameters that are lists have entry field(s), a "Add" button to add to the list of values and a list box with added values along with buttons to Delete and move entries in the list. Once an item has been added to the...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Identify undefined RPGLE variables/procedures in editor

In the Java editor, when we type code that refers to an undefined variable or method, that name has a squigly underline (like a spelling error in many applications). We would like the same feature for RPGLE. Ideally, we would also like a quick-fix...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Open more than one RSE server per connection

Open more than one RSE server per connection. Use Case: We would like to see the option to open more than one RSE server per connection.
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

ScreenDesigner should support Compile Menu in Design or Preview mode

When opening a member with Screen Designer, the Compile Menu is shown only when in the source tab, it is not shown when in the Design or Preview tabs. I believe the Compile menu should be available irrespective of the tab that is active in the edi...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow customization of generated code in New Procedure Wizard

When opening a new procedure declaration using the RPG Procedure Wizard, a documentation block is generated along with a skeleton procedure declaration and implementation. Allow for the customization of the contents of the resulting code. Snippets...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

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

DDSDesigner toolbar for common properties

Common properties such as field type, color, dspatr should be available from a toolbar in the design tab. Something similar to the toolbar in CODE designer.It should also work when multiple fields are selected. Use Case: User wants to underline he...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Screen Designer droping a reconrd in a Window should include window keyword referencing the existing window

When buiding a window that contains a subfile, we typically have at least three record formats: the subfile, the control and another one for the keys at the bottom. So using the Design Screen mode we would- create a new screen- drag a subfile reco...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Suround selection with if, do, for, monitor in Lepex for RPGLE

Add a "Surround with" option in Lpex for RPGLE source similar to the one existing for Java. A common case when updating an existing program is adding a condition for a block of lines, i.e puttiong these lines inside a 'if'. With this option, the u...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration