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. AS/ Spool Files Physical files don’t convert to spooled files. The RUNQRY command can print records from a physical file with very little. 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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IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

And I said that our seller provide a tool called ‘Qprint’, this tool is written by them. The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. This option may be useful for microfiche production. When I need to design the form by planetperss design, I must convert the report into text files, and then I can load the text fipe by data selector sample data file in planetpress design, so I can base on the format of report to do.

The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. Print Topic Switch to Threaded Mode. Bar code data is lost.

Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: Each assigned channel convertt have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met.


The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:. Can it converts captured data into text format? This is a required parameter. X Forms to PlanetPress 5. CPF Duplicate job names found. The 4-byte print control code is created. To data base file name Specify the file name of the physical file to receive the copy.

Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created.

The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows: You ass400 try it, it may help you get rid of your current unstable tool I hope this helps. Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: Parameters Examples Error messages.

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The range of valid line numbers is 1 through 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. Element list Optional Element 1: If it is possible, can you give me some instructions on it?

Andy OL Guru Registered: When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed.

CPF Necessary resource not available. Creation date Date Element 2: Dear everyone, I’ve one question as below. CPF Member not added. User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail. These are pretty much your options for conversion of different type of files to plain text format.


User Name Qualifier 3: Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports. Andy, In answer to your questions: But to capture jobs automatically, you must use PlanetPress Workflow.

Job name Name Qualifier 2: Then I can based on the text files to design the form in planetpress design. Below are the options you have as far as converting to text goes: 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.

Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc. It mimics some of the functionality found in PlanetPress Workflow.

You are not logged in. Is it use for capture inputted spool data?

Converting a spooled file to PDF

This value is not allowed for spooled files which exist on primary or secondary auxiliary storage pools. Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied. Creation date date Specify the date the go file was created. If you have some sort of binary file, or non-readable PCL file, you will not be ot to natively convert it to plain text, and may have to use an external program to do it.

Hi Andy, It all depends on what format your data comes in. The FCFC 1-byte print control character is used and takes advantage of the assigned channel values in formatting the output. Graphics data is qs400.