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IBM i

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RDI/RDP Copy/Paste like WDSC had for COBOL

In WDSC we could copy/paste on a line and not have the editor cut our words when pasting and it hits column 7(Comment Column) or column 73. ? ?Look at examples below I want to comment out the second line of the IF statement so I copy the my Projec...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Future consideration

Save and restore Object Table columns

The Object Table has an option to "Re-open to previous state" that usually remembers the CONTENT of the table and restores it the next time RDi is started. It would be really nice if it would also remember the column widths and restore those too. ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Future consideration

AFP Toolbox service program QAOCL/QAYTBFMCFG

Please convert the service program QAYTBFMCFG in library QAOCL for the newer releases of IBM i/OS. Use Case: Generate AFP reports programmatically without need for defining an external printer file.
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

Allow object in subfield to resolve RNF3826

When working with Java, particularly with HSSF java spreadsheets, its become necessary to work with more than one spreadsheet at a time. This would be much easier if all of a workbook's objects could be grouped into one datastructure, similar to h...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

Enable Job Description to be defined on Printer Device Description

When a print writer is started there is no option to specify a job description. There are three supplied job descriptions:QSPLPRTW - used for all local and LAN Writers QSPLAFPW - used for local and LAN writers for IPDS printers configured with AFP...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Future consideration

Make RDi main product reopen on monitor it was shut down on when restarted

I have needs to have several different compile environments and I do not use multiple connections because I have to use tools in RDi that do not honor those connections properly. So, I often set up the library list for the environment I want and I...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Future consideration

RDi recent file list file name translation

My recent files shows: 1 ITEM_5FT.SQLRPGLE2 DIV_5FT.RPGLE3 SHIPPING_5FH.RPGLE4 SHIPPING.SQLRPGLE Only the 4th name is accurate, the other names are really ITEM_T.SQLRPGLE, DIV_T.RPGLE and SHIPPING_H.RPGLE. Use Case: editing code
over 4 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Future consideration

Widen panel dividers

Maybe I'm getting old ;-) ... but I'm frustrated wasting precious seconds moving my cursor back and forth across the panel dividers in a perspective trying to position the cursor precisely in the 2-pixel (or so it seems) width of the divider, requ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Future consideration

V7R3 COBOL ILE PARMS Function fails when called from QZRUCLSP

When Called from a caller that does not pass the Minimal operational descriptor, the PARMS function fails catastrophically. This causes an un-graceful and uncontrolled end to the Program invoking PARMS with no return message. Use Case: When a prog...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 5 Future consideration

CPYFRMIMPF support MBROPT(*UPDADD) for temporal tables

It is a very common occurrence that I receive an Excel file containing new data (e.g. new pricing from accounting). This data needs to be imported into Db2, replacing the existing data. They don't send me the complete data, only change data that h...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration