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Casing on Content Assist of File Data Structure Subfields

With fixpack 8.5.1, RDP Content Assist no longer picks up mixed case subfield names on data structures defined like a file. For example, if I have a file with a single field called CUSTNUM, if I use content assist on a data structure defined like ...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 7 Delivered

An IBM i Service to retrieve program copyright info similar to DSPPGM DETAIL(*COPYRIGHT)

This would be useful for programmers attempting to review or confirm the copyright entries on their commercial products.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

RPG lpex editor line split

RPG line split starts the new line in position 1 and causes errors. Would be nice for it to create the new line with same indentation as the existing line (more like the embedded SQL editor). Would be really cool if it could word-wrap automaticall...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 8 Delivered

Create Open List (QGYxxxx) API for FIle Member List

There is no QGY (open list API) for Members of a file. There are however SPOOL files and Message ID Open LIst APIs (those that start with the QGY prefix). Provide an Open LIst (QGYOLMBRL) (Open List Member List) to allow developers to process a li...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 7 Delivered

Need enhancements or modifications in i ACS Session Manager

We want different options available for different level of users in I ACS. We want to limit certain options in i ACS. IBM i Access Client Solutions - Session Manageracsbundle file. Use Case: 1) We need to be able to create a configuration that hid...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered


With OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES, we have SIZE and PAGES however we don't have RECORDS which would correspond to the MAXRCDS setting on the CRTPRTF and CHGPRTF commands. Can a RECORDS column value be added to the View & UDTF? Use Case: Select * from ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

ACS install crashes during the installation in Windows

During installation of the latest version of ACS we encountered a crash during the installation in Windows.I investigated the install_acs_32_allusers.js and install_acs_32.js scripts and discovered the error to have the same reason. In install_acs...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Delivered

Overlays/AFP added to ACS

Currently missing from ACS: the ability to manage/upload overlays. that functionality currently exists in system i navigator, but with the end of life coming on to system i navigator w/ windows 10, we need an easier way that the current (very manu...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / System Management 2 Delivered

Dealloc not allowing fully qualified name

I am storing a pointer in a data-structure subfield, where this subfield is also an array. The DEALLOC opcode does not allow for a full qualified field name, only simple ones. Use Case: De-allocating pointers part of a data-structure subfield arra...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

Change ctrl-f to function like eclipse find

Ctrl-f currently opens the find and replace window in the LPEX editor and pre-populates the find block with the selected text, or the last find text if nothing is selected. This is close to, but different from the base eclipse functionality. It sh...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Delivered