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Add physical bytes used on media to QSRSAV format for save output

We currently have no way to know how much space is used and how much is available on our LTO media until we fill the tape. The save commands support output to a file in QSRSAV format, which includes the original size of the objects that were saved...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 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...
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

support #pragma once in C/C++

Please add support for the non-standard but widely support #pragma once. It's way more convinient than regular include guards and would make porting software easier.
over 1 year 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 ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 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 ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

RDI: Outline does not show SORTA modifying array

If you have a SORTA in the program then it is not shown in the outline that the array is modified, only referred to. The content of the array is not modified but the sequence might be changed. Like in the files you could show the operation done to...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 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

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...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Web Serving 3 Future consideration