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Number of votes Request headline and description

21
votes

LPEX Bracket matching

When editing sources which have expressions that contain multiple brackets it is often difficult to see which open and closing brackets match. Most other editors highlight the pair of matching bracke...

Duplicate

13
votes

Ability to use an Overlay (created by CRTOVL) in the RDi Design tool.

Using external printer files, allow the developer to drop data fields more accurately by having visibility to the document or letter being populated. Functionality similar to the screen design tool.

Declined

9
votes

RDi should prompt options Parameters in RPG

Right now RDi when you have a procedure which allows a parameter for example pointer and the options(*string) RDi (or LPEX Editor) only prompt existing pointer variables. It should also prompt the var...

Submitted

8
votes

Open /COPY member from outline

There are times when the outline is not everything from a copy member and I need to review the internals of that source. It would be nice to have an option to know the outline item is from a copy m...

Uncommitted Candidate

7
votes

Improvement of RDi Commands log and Joblog view

RDi view Commands Log should become more readable by providing means to filter displayed text. Best would be to filter by program call level, and first and second level message text. The same should b...

Uncommitted Candidate

6
votes

Update RDi Eclipse to more current versions.

The version of Eclipse that RDi and it's family of products uses is now way out of date. Neon is gone and yet our version of eclipse for RDi is from 2017. It's time to allow us to install Eclipse on...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

QShell Improvements

When starting a Qshell for an IBM i Connection within RDi, currently it behaves significantly different from the shell environment started in 5250 emulation with command STRQSH. Most important featur...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

Enhance Find to search collapsed code

Update the Find functionality to find the search argument in collapsed code. Currently the LPEX editor says the argument is "not found" if all occurrences of it are in a block of code that has been c...

Declined

4
votes

LPEX highlighting of matching keywords/brackets

A lot of editors will visually highlight matching parentheses when the cursor is resting on one half of the matching items. It would be nice if the LPEX editor could provide the same for RPG code.

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Show field text/description on hover (for external file fields)

10 character limits of system names can be very ambiguous. SQL allows for longer, more descriptive names but these are not shown on hover of file fields.

Submitted

3
votes

Provide Split Screen Capability for all iSeries file types in RDi

We currently do a large amount of SQL development on the iSeries via RDi 9.0 and split screen capability is not available for SQL source members defined with a file type of SQL (non-standard). There i...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Include SQL Cross Reference in RPG Outline View

We feel as though the Outline view in RDi 9.5 should be enhanced and improved with respect to how it handles embedded SQL. The outline view only shows the files defined via RPG file declarations. ...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

RPG Docs (like Java Docs) in Content Assist

Java docs is incredible useful when writing java code in eclipse, specially when the associated documentation for a method is retrieved with the content assist pop up. There's no official documentatio...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Refactor->Extract Procedure - for ILE RPG

Code Refactoring is a well known software best practice that involves improving the structure of existing computer code while preserving its behaviour. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_refactoring E...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Create plugins for eclipse Classic instead of doing your own version of ecl...

RDI is at the moment not able to install correctly without errors on macOS Big Sur. It even required you to change chmod on install directories to just get it startet. Eclipse Classic has no problems...

Submitted


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