How to convert result file to physical file? Software/Hardware used: As Asked : September 10, AM Last updated: October 25, PM. Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Convert your spool files to PDF just using functionality available in the IBM i operating system. No third part tools, just native functionality.
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Convert IBM i | AS/400 | iSeries print files into XML
Convfrt Schaefer March 28, at To data base file name Specify the file name of the physical file to receive the copy. 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 In my second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: Number Specify the system-assigned job number.
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. CPF Cannot convert spooled file data.
IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF
Ron Deardorff March 26, at 8: User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. Job name JOB Specifies the job iseriss created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied. Paul Putkowski March 27, at 3: The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old convrt have been cleared. Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: But I have a problem.
I rely on viewing the list of licensed programs to see if it is there. I can verify the copy doesn’t work at V6R1, but you can circumvent that. Graphics data is lost. Miles Butler March 28, at Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Update I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.
Just using this way to generate PDF.
Converting a spooled file to PDF
Learn about this website’s comments policy here. The easiest way would be to create a PDF file from the spool file and then email it to the requestor. Bob Cancilla March 26, at Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers.
Above article is good to a created PDF. For IBM i 6.
Just now reading this thread CPF Not authorized to spooled file. This option may be useful for microfiche production. Anonymous October 7, at 2: All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7.
Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. Moti March conveft, at 9: Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied.
If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows: Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: To data base file Name Qualifier 2: The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:.
Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)
CPF Member not added. The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use. Have you tried what is suggested here This conversion allows the use of spooled files in applications using microfiche, data communications, or data processing. Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. Randall Ames March 31, at 8: The range of valid line numbers is 1 through Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters.