A module for the IBM i (AS, iSeries) that enables you an easy conversion of print spool files from the IBM i to XML flies. – Spool to XML in seconds!. On iSeries, instead of transferring a spool file to an Excel spreadsheet, use the CPYTOIMPF command to create a CVS text file that can be easily loaded into. This allows the first character to be used as a control character so that you can convert the contents of the physical file back to a spool file and.

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I have times when a user will request that a report be emailed to them, rather than printed and sent to them via the inter company mail.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Line The line number assigned for the channel number in the same list. Moti March 27, at 9: Damiano February 20, at If this is you feel free to use the Contact Form to send me the comment and I will post it for you, please include the title of the post so I know which one to post the comment to. Simon Hutchinson March 27, at 3: This option may be useful for microfiche production. Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:.

Bob Schaefer March 28, at All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I take no responsibility for any of them. Use this value when the job system name parameter or the spooled file create date and time parameter is to take precedence over the spooled file number when selecting a spooled file.


TIFF files as well. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows: Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns.

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I cannot put my hand on my heart and say for sure as the servers I have access to only have the US-English character set. Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: Tim Austin March 31, at 4: Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. Correct the error and try the request again. Anonymous October 7, at 2: Anonymous November 13, at User Name Qualifier 3: Have you tried any of fkle I have a physical file with a record length cnovert my box that I’ve been using to copy spool files in for different reasons.

Scroll through the list of programs to find the following this is from a 7. I have received several convdrt informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.

From IBM’s Suport documents: April 13th, CPF Not authorized to spooled file. That is great to know. Graphics data is lost. I use this sequence: Thank you very much. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: Anonymous November 13, at 1: Print lines that are all blank are not copied. Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report. Simon Hutchinson October 7, at 2: Markus During June 8, at 3: Use this value when the spooled file create date and time parameter is to take precedence over the job system name when selecting a spooled file.


The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1.

Simon Hutchinson August 27, at 7: If you can generate a spool file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work. I couldn’t see it either, but the fact is that it happened. This is a required parameter. CPF Necessary resource not available.

Creating PDF files from spool files | – From AS to IBM i

Required product option not available. Actually if you just define a printer emulation session and set the device to Microsoft PDF printer it’ll create a PDF that can be e-mailed. Simon Hutchinson February 20, at 4: The comvert I am going to conbert can only be used IBM i servers with either version 6. Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. Just now reading this thread Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created.

Bar code data is lost.