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Align parameters in prototype hover text

In the hover text for a procedure, align the parameters. Currently the first parameter is way off to the right making it easy to miss. Use Case: See attachment.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 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...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Future consideration

AJS: Add capability to SNDDSTJS to treat list of email addresses as a Recipient List

Advanced Job Scheduler: In SNDDSTJS, if a Recipient List is specified in the RCP parm, then one email is sent to all the recipients in that Recipient List as a group. If a list of email addresses is specified in the TOINTNET parm, a separate email...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / System Management 1 Future consideration

Increase the maximum size of LOB objects to at least 4GB but perferrably 2TB

The 2GB "limit" on LOB objects is sometime painful. The limit should be at least 4GB but other databases support LOB sizes up to 2TB. So since this is the premiere database, I think we should also have the highest limits.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

It is not possible to use another Editor for XML instead of LPEX-Editor!

I tried to use another editor for XML-Files located in IBM i-Sourcefiles. It doesn't matter if I install a new editor or trry to use another editor, RDi always use the LPEX-Editor. In this editor you cannot check XML-rules. Please give us the poss...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 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 ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Future consideration

Add a setting to turn off the fly-over text

in RPG program, when you have a fairly long sql query, with comments, the fly-over text takes up the entire screen and the source code is then hidden.it would be necessary to provide a parameter or a key sequence to be able to deactivate the fly-o...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 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: ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration