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IBM Power Ideas Portal


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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Add window-split preference / toggling

It would be nice if there were an editor Preference by which one could specify a default type of window split (vertical or horizontal) when <Ctrl>-2 is pressed. Alternatively, a mechanism to automatically split a window as performed by the l...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Allow different LPEX color schemes for printing source versus editing source

Allow user to select different LPEX color schemes for editing versus printing. Use Case: If the user selects the black LPEX color scheme for editing, printed sources also have the black color scheme, which is hard or impossible to read on paper an...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

Add ability to reset all lines with current date

SEU has the option to change all the lines in the source to the current date. This is not possible with RDp.This is under SEU F13 which is Edit Session Enviornment/Change session defaults. There is an option to Set all existing records to a specif...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Enhance Data Tools code to handle naming convention system.

Using Rational Developer for Powevr 8.0.3, make a Connection to DB2 for iOS V5R3 using the naming system convention, like in this example: jdbc:hostname;prompt=false;naming=system; The connection works. When expanding the packages in the Enteprise...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Remove restriction on keys that can be associated to actions in LPEX

Assigning keyboard shorcuts to Lpex actions does not work for somme key combinations such as c-multiply (ctrl Numpad *) or in the lpex or seu profiles c-V (ctrl-v). It happens because of conflicting Eclipse key bindings. Lpex provides a way to ove...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Provide language sensitive editor in RDp debugger with LISTING view

I am opening this RFE on behalf of my customer:Copy book files can only be viewed using the LISTING view in the debugger. However, within that view, the editor used is not language sensitive. The customer would like to see a language sensitive edi...
about 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 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...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to change font size in Help Contents and make table of contents and help results the same font size

Currently, there is no way to change the font size in the Help contents.This should be an easy way to enlarge or to change the font so that it can be seen.When the Help is opened it is not associated with the browser but is tied to whatever the fo...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Not under consideration

Add an option to prevent the periodic surveys popping up on HMC web login

Currently, periodically we get a survey pop up on HMC web interface log in. This is not currently able to be opted out of, with any option to prevent it popping up again in the future. This survey pops up in front of the normal HMC web interface...
about 2 years ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Not under consideration

NFS Clients hang during read/write due to deadlock in NFS code

System: AIXActor: Customer NFS clients are hung during read/write operation. From dump analysis, it was found that this hand is due to a deadlock situation in NFS code. From dump we saw huge number of kbiod threads that needs to flush the IO are s...
over 6 years ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration