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IBM i

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ACS Sql scripts F4 Prompt is too slow

IBM does not support CA for Windows so IBM is wanting users to move to ACS. IBM wants us to move away from greenscreen SQL and use the ACS SQL Scripts. Well there have been many issues I have found with this ACS software. But this case concerns th...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 10 Delivered
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Function to indent/format existing code similar to how "Source/Convert All to Free-Form" works now

Would like to see a function to indent/format existing code. Could work similarly to how "Source/Convert All to Free-Form" works now, as well as "Convert Selection to Free-Form. on the context menu.This "Indent" function would naturally only apply...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 24 Delivered

Modern ILE C++ Compiler (at least C++11) and future support

We need a modern ILE C++ compiler (at least C++11). Furthermore this compiler should be frequently updated within a IBM i release. In order to be able to provide our software long term for the IBM i platform, we would also need support for newer v...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 13 Delivered

Support BRMS and IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i in a FlashCopy environment.

The problem is that BRMS stores information about the image catalogs and cloud locations and status of the media in QUSRBRM file. The QUSRBRM data is copied back to the production system, but the image catalog data and associated IFS data on the b...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Delivered

Add an enumeration type to RPG so that named constants can be qualified

Allow the use of the CONST keyword to define a datastructure as a constant Use Case: There is currently no mechanism for a complex type to be declared as a constant, immutable value. Providing this would also allow a qualified datastructure to be ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 11 Delivered

Port FIRST_DAY function to Db2 for i

IBM Db2 11.1 introduced a new scalar function FIRST_DAY to return the first day of the month. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=functions-first-day Please port this function to IBM Db2 for i. Use Case: Make SQL more readable. Make SQL mor...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

Implement new %POS BIF to facilitate soft coding of DS overlays

Currently if you want to redefine a portion of a Data Structure (usually as an array) you have limited choices. One approach is to manually key the names of all required fields into a DS and then overlay those fields with an array. This is tedious...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Delivered

%int() and %dec()does not allow blank character string

If I use a character string that only contain spaces or a variable character string with length=0 then %int() and %dec() returns with an escape message RNX0105 - "A character representation of a numeric value is in error.". I have studied the manu...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

IBM i ACS Run SQL Scripts Open file sort order settings choice

As part of this request the default view when opening the folder for SQL scripts within ACS was changed from List to Detail requiring the users that prefer List view to select it upon entry each time they access the open file window. Requesting an...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

NULL management by IWS

Currently IWS has no capability regards to null values when a SOAP or REST service is published. When a field in a request is null, the RPG ile program or procedure will receive: For char fields -> all blanks For varchar fields -> a lenght o...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 2 Delivered