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This document contains a complete listing of releases, refreshes, fix packs and interim fixes sorted by version for IBM Rational Developer for i.

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Initial Release (9.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR/RFE Description
IBM i filter enhancement Extend IBM i member filters to be able to use member text description
RFE21980 F1 on ILE RPG opcode/keyword/BIF should go to the appropriate help
RFE25266 Allow setup of SEP from Show View Menu in LPEX
RFE26471 Display hex code characters that represent 5250 display attributes in LPEX (Windows 7)
RFE10188 Search within ILE RPG Outline VIEW
RFE22166 Stop "DBGP0004E Program terminated." dialog box from appearing
RFE21404 Add Batch Code Coverage support to IBM i
RFE20809 When open member in editor(Ctrl-Shift-A) for display or print file, add open or browse with report designer/screen designer
SE57177 RPGLE LIVE OUTLINE MAY NOT SHOW REFERENCED LOGICAL FILE KEYED FIELDS IN THE CORRECT ORDER
SE56988 Variant NLS characters not accepted in record and field names in properties view when editing DSPF or PRTF DDS.
SE57838 Making a change in a large source file using the LPEX editor may result in a delay and become unusable for a brief time.
SE57526 The LPEX Find dialog is not populated with the last search string.
SE58056 The LPEX Find dialog shows '"" not found' when the given search argument is not found.
SE57990 The D spec ruler does not appear in the editor when a D is typed in column 6.
SE58094 Source prompter view was not updating the Output spec field description line type
SE58139 Ctrl, Shift+F5 does not open the Outline View
SE58126 When editing ILE RPG, the incorrect size is shown in the outline view and hover for a field that is defined LIKE a field referenced from multiple database files.
SE58125 RDI 9.0.1 ILE RPG CONTENT ASSIST IS INCORRECT FOR LOCAL DATA STRUCTURES IN A SUBPROCEDURE
SE55976 IQSYSSERVICEPROGRAM.GETUSERDEFINEDATTRIBUTE() RETURNS NULL
SE58150 ILE RPG LIVE OUTLINE FAILS WITH H SPECIFICATION KEYWORD DATEDIT(*DMYJ)
SE58130 RDI 9.0 CUSTOMIZED PERSPECTIVE NOT ALWAYS RETAINED AFTER SHUTDOWN AND RESTART OF RDI
SE56929 RPGLE LIVE OUTLINE SHOWS MAIN PROCEDURE OUT OF PLACE
SE58131 RPG OUTLINE NOT SHOWN FOR SPLIT QUALIFIED NAME ON D SPECIFICATION KEYWORD
SE58133 RDI 9.0.0.1 CURSOR MOVES ERATICALLY WHEN EDITING WITH REMOTE SYSTEMS LPEX EDITOR
SE58127 RDI 9.0.1 F3 SEARCH FOR PROCEDURE MAY RESULT IN EVFP0019 FOR LONG PROCEDURE NAMES
SE58260 RDI 9.0.1 AUTO-FORMAT OF SQL DOES NOT ALWAYS WORK IN LPEX WHEN EDITING AN SQLRPGLE SOURCE SQL STATEMENT WITH A BLANK LINE PRECEDING IT
SE58137 RDI 9.0.1 UNEXPECTED EXCEPTION IN VISUALIZE APPLICATION DIAGRAM WHEN TRYING TO CHANGE THE PROPERTIES DISPLAYED
SE58277 RDI 9.0.1 END OF DCL-DS NOT ALWAYS RECOGNIZED BY ILE RPG LIVE PARSER WHICH MAY NOT PROVIDE CORRECT CONTENT ASSIST PROPOSALS
SE58291 Change EVFR0026 error message for RPG /COPY IFS path file
SE57659 UNEXPECTED RNF7030 ON FREE-FORM END-PROC
SE56679 COPY FILE NOT FOUND MESSAGE IS ISSUED WHEN STARTING WORKSPACE THAT HAD SOURCE LEFT OPENED
SE58265 Resolved copybook file is marked as unresolved in referenced source upon restarting RDi
SE56093 LPEX RPGLE "/COPY MEMBER" CONTEXT MENU DOES NOT ALWAYS SHOW WHEN EXPECTED
SE58587 In Rational Developer for i, Program verifier issues error RNF3777 for unnamed procedure interface
SE58372 ILE RPG PARSER FAILS ON SQL STATMENTS WITH IMBEDDED BLANK LINES IN SQLRPGLE SOURCE
SE57931 File record format references from the WRITE and or UPDATE statements are not displayed in the outline view
SE58473 RDI 9.0.1 BLOCK NESTING MATCHES STARTED FROM AN ENDDO DO NOT ALWAYS GO TO THE MATCHING DO
SE58458 RDI 9.0.1 COLORING OF DATA STRUCTURE IN AN SQLRPGLE SOURCE MEMBER INCORRECT AFTER EDIT
SE58371 RDI 9.0.1 REMOTE SYSTEMS VIEW MAY HANG WHEN PROMPTING COMMAND SET
SE58639 RDI CONTENT ASSIST FOR DCL-PROC NOT GENERATING CORRECT CODE WHEN PARTIAL NAME TYPED
SE58373 RDI 9.0.1 ILE RPG CONTENT ASSIST PROMPT DOES NOT ALWAYS OFFER CTL-OPT WHEN IT IS VALID
SE58584 Comparing 2 members with the same name and content in different locations causes LPEX to switch from edit to browse mode
SE58219 ILE RPG CONVERT ALL TO FREE-FORM FAILS ON C SPECIFICATION WITH SR in columns 7 and 8
SE57517 DUPLICATING A LINE WITH CTRL-D DOES NOT POSITION THE CURSOR CORRECTLY
SE56558 RDI 9.0.0.1 VERIFY BUTTON DISABLED AFTER SWITCHING FROM ANOTHER SOURCE MEMBER TO AN RPGLE SOURCE MEMBER
SE58370 RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM I (RDI) MESSAGE DBGE001E LOOPS WHEN MONITORING RPG DATA STRUCTURE IN THE DEBUGGER
SE58408 In RDi adding a program during a debug session of an interactive program would result in a hang 
SE58186 RDI 9.0.1 VERIFY OF ILE RPG EMITS INCORRECT RNF7030 WITH DTAARA KEYWORD
SE57189 RDi 9.0 Automatic SQL formatting ingores code pushed beyond the File RECL.
SE58811 RDI 9.0 VERIFY OF SQLRPGLE SOURCE MAY INCORRECTLY ISSUE MESSAGES RNF1502, RNF5347, RNF7030
SE57741 In Rational Developer for i v9.0.1, help and help preferences not working
SE55390 RDP 8.5.1 FILTER POOLS UNEXPECTED REORDERED
SE58365 RDI 9.0.1 NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION DURING SAVE OF DSPF SOURCE IN SCREEN DESIGNER
SE58705 RDI 9.0.1 ILE RPG CONTENT ASSIST FOR STRUCTURE FIELD STOPS WORKING AFTER TYPING MISMATCHED CHARACTER
Note: to see fixes for the subset of Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software 9.1 included in the Modernization Tools, Java Edition visit Fix List for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

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9.0.1 Fix Pack
Link Date Released Status
RFE / APAR Description
ILE RPG enhancement As part of IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7, a major enhancement to RPG IV is being announced: Free-form control, file-declaration, data-declaration, and procedure statements. The enhancement is provided by 7.1 RPG Compiler PTF SI51094.
With the Rational Developer for i 9.0.1 update, the product has incorporated support for the RPG IV enhancement. This includes updates to ILE RPG syntax checking, program verification, editor tokenization, and the Outline view.
There is some functionality which does not fully support the language changes such as the New Procedure wizard, the New D-specification wizard, the New Java Method Call wizard, and certain content assist cases.
RFE36972 Remove pink error messages as well as error list entries after compilation
RFE10235 Improve the color-coding/styling of ILE RPG source code in the editor to enhance readability
RFE10962 Enhancement to show block nesting for ELSE and WHEN in ILE RPG
RFE35625 Allow changing color of block nesting arrows
SE55957 Prompting wrong commands while editing CL results in multiple messages
SE56120 CCSID/CLASS/DATFMT/LEN/PROCPTR/TIMFMT/VARYING keywords not copied to LIKE fields
SE54746 Static RPG outline view crashes RDP client when a DS definition in procedure uses LIKEDS to reference a global DS that in turns uses LIKEDS to reference a global DS with the same name as the first DS
SE56605 Live ILE RPG outline view does not show nested data structures beyond one sub-level
SE55868 Pressing ENTER when editing RPGLE may reposition the source
SE55983 Find in LPEX only finds every other match when using ENTER
SE56520 Drag and drop of RSE filters does not work as documented
SE56521 Case insensitive error when renaming an RSE filter
SE56583 Create a new IBM i debug configuration fails with NPE when using a command other than CALL
SE56591 Debug: Manually setting a Service Entry Point can fail if the first values entered were incorrect
SE56680 Debug with Service Entry Point fails when the RSE connection name contains an Ampersand ('&') character
SE56830 Debugging an RPGLE program containing an IFS include file, results in displaying source as one continuous line
SE56895 auto completion for BEGSR does not result in ENDSR while editing in the middle of a free format RPG source
SE55249 Incorrect error message for PARM specification with RSTD(*YES) and first VALUES ' ' on CL Prompt
SE55483 Predefined parameter, *N, in any CL command is not ignored on CL Prompt
SE55918 The FMT parameter of ADDMSGD command prompt should allow typing possible FMT values on CL Prompt
SE55338 LPEX FindMatch action fails due to continued literal that starts with SELECT when editing RPGLE
SE56780 Hover value not showing as expected when debugging a service program
SE55436 Object library may be incorrect when compiling from LPEX menu
SE56204 Procedure Interfaces are not supported for the Main procedure
SE56099 ILE RPG return value defined with LIKE did not support hyperlink
SE55437 Prompting of SAVLIB CL command in LPEX may change parms
SE55400 RPGLE Content Assist does not allow insertion to column 80
SE57195 ILE RPG editing results in "Error running parser for language RPG" message with StringIndexOutOfBounds exception in the .log
SE56191 ILE RPG numbered indicators used in subprocedures do no show in the live outline view
SE56174 ILE RPG live content assist shows incorrect length for variable defined with the LEN keyword.
SE56140 RDI 9.0 UNNAMED FIELD SHOWN IN RPGLE CONTENT ASSIST LIST
SE56768 RDI 9.0 Workspace hangs when doing Convert Selection to Free-Form on newly pasted RPGLE source
SE57112 Files may not be synchronized when workspace is closed without saving them first.
SE57036 RDi Lpex editor unresponsive after keystrokes while editing DDS with database references.
SE54862 RPGLE Outline View Selects incorrect text when the first field name is prefixed by the selected field name
SE56575 RDi does not correctly color RPGLE free form text.
SE54827 Source lines shown with LPEX action filterOverflow disappear if edited
SE55507 RPG line breakpoint indicator not shown when top line in LPEX
SE56557 LPEX find dialog dropdown shows command history not find history
SE56717 Last line disappears when editing source with LPEX
SE56954 In RDi 9.0.0.1, external DS definition within a proc is not displayed in the outline view (20531)
Note: to see fixes for the subset of Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software 9.0.1 included in the Modernization Tools, Java Edition visit Fix List for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Fix Pack 1 (9.0.0.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
SE55794 RDi 9.0 - Product Release Notes Shortcut on Windows does not work
SE55813 (RDi 9.0) Unable to specify a remote WebSphere Application Server when defining a new server in the Servers view
SE55795 (RDi 9.0) In the Application Diagram view, right-clicking to open a context menu, the available menu items shown are incorrect.
SE56014 RDi 9.0 (with RDAL 9.0) - The generic 'Linux' connection type should not show by default
SE56021 RDi 9.0: Local Help Updater not working due to missing jetty plugin
SE56142 Data Tools Diagram Core plug-in error when switching to the Data Development Perspective in RDi 9.0
SE56000 RDi 9.0 - if ILE RPG member references an external file which is changes while the editor is, the outline view is not updated. As more and more unique files are referenced more memory is consumed and is not released until Eclipse is closed.
SE55638 RDi 8.5.1 - ILE RPG parser failure leave lines untokenized and colored blue.
SE56097 RDi 9.0 - Save does not always write to IBM i
SE56122 RDI 9.0.0 OPENING SEARCH FAILS DUE TO DATA MODEL SEARCH LICENSE KEY ERROR
SE56127 RDi 9.0 - Saving editor to a deleted remote member does not save the editor contents

Initial Release (9.0)
Link Date Released Status
RFE / APAR Description
RFE29066 Allow going back after following RPGLE hyperlinks (support was added of navigation toolbar (Alt-Left,Alt-Right) for LPEX Editor for last edit/hyperlink positions within a file).
RFE29063 Hyperlink and hover should show the definitions referenced by keyword parameters
RFE30126 Improve caching of external file information
RFE29077 Support RPGLE hyperlink for procedures and subroutines
RFE14305 The PDM option 14 is not available from the list of PDM option for a selection result list
RFE30148 Support mixed case for external fields and records when inserting code using Content Assist
RFE29265 RDp RPG content assistant is English only
RFE30642 Accept %CHECKx and %TRIMx BIFS in CL in RD Power
RFE25695 Push i Projects in batches
SE53893 RDP 8.5.1 SELECTION IN COBOL OUTLINE ONLY AFFECTS FIRST VIEW
SE54144 Sort option in Screen Designer adding problem info to referenced fields
SE54373 In an RPGLE calc spec result field, if 2 operands are specified and 1 is being defined, a Null Pointer Exception occurs
SE54159 In the RPGLE live outline, the Main Procedure should be shown above the Subprocedures not at the end
SE54254 The RPGLE live content assist will present fields from qualified files as auto-completion candidates even when it would not be correct in that context. The fields appear to be handled as if they are from non-qualified files.
SE54161 The RPGLE live content assist, hover and outline view do not show the right type and length information for fields that are defined like fields within qualified datastructures and files
SE54319 Command log view takes away focus from other views while being populated during a long running background service
SE54647 The RPG numbered indicators used in externally described files are not shown in the indicator section of the live outline view
SE54738 Externally described fields renamed via PREFIX and I Specs do not show up properly in ILE RPG outline view
SE54449 RPGLE Live Outline does not show renamed external fields
SE54842 Fields defined LIKE fields from an external file lack field characteristics in the ILE RPG Outline View.
SE54003 RPG live outline, hover and content assist ignores the qualifier of files with the same record name.
SE54250 ILE RPG prototype parameter should be ignored by hyperlink, hover and outline view cross references.
SE54696 ILE RPG live outline does not show live references to field from external sources defined in procedures
SE54434 References to program-described I-Specs not shown in ILE PRG live outline view
SE54604 RPGLE Live Outline does not handle DBCS characters correctly.
SE54282 ILE RPG live outline causes a memory that will eventually cause an out of memory exception when editing source
SE54160 RPGLE Parser does not handle missing end bracket, ENDxx calc, or end procedure
SE52669 Moving relative fields in Screen Designer has no visual effect on Design tab.
SE52670 Screen Designer Design Page non-responsive after changing after changing a field from absolute to relative positioning
SE53158 RDP 8.5 RPG LIVE OUTLINE FAILS DUE TO MISSING ENDIF STATEMENT
SE53837 Member description over 50 chars causes i project build to fail
SE53523 RDP 8.5 UNEXPECTED ERROR IN THE ERROR LOG AFTER SNIPPET INSERT
SE53592 RDP 8.5 PROMPTED NON-BATCH COMPILE OF AN IPROJECT MEMBER DOES NOT SHOW THE ERROR LIST
SE54145 RDP 8.5.1 AUTO COMPLETE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY ADD ENDIF FOR AN IF TYPED INSIDE DO
SE55271 Content assist coloring of file incorrect in line with data structure array subfield as the key
SE54484 iproject .properties file not cleared due to caching
SE54147 RDP 8.5.1 RPG LE CONTENT ASSIST CTRL-SPACE KEY SEQUENCE STOPS WORKING
SE53524 RDP 8.5 SOURCE MEMBERS WITH SAME NAME, FILE NAME AND LIBRARY NAME BUT DIFFERENT IASP CANNOT BE OPENED AT THE SAME TIME
SE54252 RDP 8.5.1 RPGLE LIVE CONTENT ASSIST DOES NOT SHOW THE CORRECT RETURN TYPE FOR A FIELD DEFINED LIKE A TEMPLATE FIELD
SE54257 RDP 8.5.1 LIVE OUTLINE VIEW FAILS WITH A NULL POINTER ERROR
SE54547 Debug monitor hangs in pending when accessing array data structure
SE54975 Help menu does not display correctly on Japanese systems.
SE55572 RPGLE LIVE PARSER FAILS WITH MORE THAN ONE RENAME KEYWORD
SE55560 RPGLE live parser with NullPointerException in log if the data type of an external field is not supported by RPGLE
SE55638 Subfield of an indexed array in ILE RPG leaves lines untokenized and coloured blue
SE55563 do not copy a private filter pool of a connection when the connection is copied
SE54372 RDP 8.5.1 HOVER FOR SQLRPGLE VARIABLES DOES NOT WORK FOR EDIT OR DEBUG
SE54473 RDp CLIENT HANGS USING ALT-U IN DEBUGGER

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