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Number of votes Request headline and description

11
votes

RDi show full qualified member name in member comparison

In a member comparison, only the member name is displayed in the title bar.

Submitted

7
votes

Context prompt for OVERLOADed procedures

When using the context-sensitive completion assist to find a procedure to call, it would help greatly if all of the possible overloaded procedure parameters were suggested using the name of the overlo...

Uncommitted Candidate

4
votes

Adopt a more frequent release schedule

Currently the use of unrecognized keywords interrupts the outline and ctrl + space functionality. The last example is related to the keywords %UPPER and %LOWER. Adopting a frequent release of updates ...

Uncommitted Candidate

4
votes

Allow current date usage in RDi snippet controls

The snippet view allows you to create dynamic variables, using "${varname}" string formatting. Allow the current date constant value to be selected.

Declined

4
votes

Setting to Change Default Insert Mode for Editor

Allow users to configure the default insert mode used in the LPEX editor. Currently, the editor defaults to replace mode every time a file is opened. I would like to be able to change it to default ...

Uncommitted Candidate

3
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The version of Eclipse that RDi and it's family of products uses is now way out of date.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

2
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...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

RDi option to open member/file by URL or other external trigger (command li...

The option/feature, to open a member or IFS file in LPEX via an external trigger like - clicking an URL - a command on client side (Win/Mac/Linux) - a command on server side (IBM i)

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Allow double click to expand/collapse an Outline element

Currently, to expand/collapse an Outline view element, like "Files", "Data Structures", "Fields", etc, (or any of the sub elements), we need to click the arrow to the left of the element name. It woul...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Remember compile type per member

RDi remembers the last compile type used, for example CRTBNDRPG or CRTRPGMOD, however this is not per member. This always requires to right-click on the member, and select the proper compile type ins...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Find String result save/print

Find String can be performed to locate where, in all or selected source, a string exists. The results show what source code the string was located in. The problem comes when you want to save the ?fin...

Delivered

1
votes

Add keep alive for Service Entry Point port

Add a keep alive to the service entry point preferences so that 3825 is not timed out.

Uncommitted Candidate

1
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

1
votes

Allow seamless Git integration with RDi

Make Git adoption in RDi seamless for RPG developers. RDi currently has iProjects which can be used to adopt Git, but iProjects operate on the premise of offline editing. Not all RPG developers are go...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
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.

Uncommitted Candidate


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