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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Sreedhar iSeries follower March 26, at 7: Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report.

Steve Coyle April 22, at 1: Actually if you just define a printer emulation session and set the device to Microsoft PDF printer it’ll create a PDF that as40 be e-mailed. Checking the veracity of the data. Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file.

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Find out more about this powerful System i spool file converter. Diles a problem when I copy the spool file to pdf with overlay. Display Object Links Directory.


Sending the PDFs by email. Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. The newly copied data replaces all viles data in the member because all old records have been cleared.

Simon Hutchinson April 8, at 4: Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: Just now reading this thread Tim Austin March 31, at 4: Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers. 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. I use this sequence: Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created.

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Bob Schaefer March 28, at Then move output to this printer queue. The trick is not in making the PDF out of the spool file, but in placing the resulting PDF in a network directory after the creation The only valid values for this parameter are 1 through Very helpful article Simon!

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When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. Specifies a list of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers.

You can learn more about these from the IBM web site: Qualified job name Optional Ifles 1: The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use. Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created. I do not have access to a server with 6. After converting spool to Excel, you might need to format the document with color, borders, fonts or conditional formatting. 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.