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CLOB columns not showing in RSE>Show in Table>Data

I see that RSE>Show in Table>Data fails as well. And I think you might be right about the CLOB.Feel free to open a PMR (or Case as it it called today) on this situation. (For internal folks, you can find the reproducing materials in library ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

Force Outline update when verifying prior to verify beginning

It is annoying to Ctrl-Shift-V to verify code and find that DSPF's, PRTF's, and other file objects & definitions added to the program cause a lot of errors in the error list window. If Verify performed an outline update prior to actually verif...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

CL Parsing in LPEX Editor not using Line Length Preference Setting

The CL Parser in the LPEX Editor does not use the "Line Length" preference setting (for splitting a formatted command into multiple lines) when the "Automatic formatting" preference is turned off -- even though the "Line Length" preference shows a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Future consideration

Native javadoc functionality for all ILE development languages

Within the java language, javadoc provides a consistent documentation facility that encourages modular design and code reuse. While there have been third-party functions provided for some IBM i development languages, it hasn't covered all of the a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Future consideration

RPGLE KLIST Field global local

iSeriesRPGLE Compiler When parameters for a procedure are named exactly like the KEY fields of the databasefile and the KEYLIST is global defined a CHAIN, READ ect. do not find a match.The compiler give a warning, but the number is *RNF7031. That ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Future consideration

Printing AZTEC bidimensional barcode on Iseries

Scenario:We produce packaging for the biggest Worldwide online retailer.Customer wants on our pallets a label that fits to their logistic system.The label has an AZTEC bidimensional barcode in it. IS Series supports QRCODE but not AZTEC Use Case: ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

VARCHAR_FORMAT support TZH and TZM format elements

Db2 for z/OS aleady has this https://www.ibm.com/docs/ko/db2-for-zos/13?topic=functions-varchar-format Other databases such as Oracle and Postgresql already support this
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Allow documenting of fields and structures in PCML

It would be great if a PCML had a documentation attribute for fields and structures. This would allow to generate a much better Swagger documentation using the apiDiscovery Liberty feature. Use Case: Provided Swagger documentation would not only b...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration

Include additions & deletions to list of problems when using "Compare to file..."

When using the "Compare to file..." option the list of problems includes only things where there was something in the original source that were changed in the new source. If there is only something in the new source, it is not included in the list...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

Should be able to redact/mask fields in the return data similar to headers and queryString

It's quite likely that sensitive information could be returned from a service. It should be configurable just like for inputs. Bonus points if we could configure masking rules so you can see what the return data looked like, just not the entire va...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Web Serving 1 Future consideration