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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I am not so sure that would work in most scenarios I use this for as they are batch jobs that run as part of the night run. Update I have received several communications informing me convrrt you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.

Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. Above article is good to a created PDF.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

The assigned iseriew values as specified on the command are as follows:. Simon Hutchinson October 7, at 2: Juan Dragone March 26, at 8: Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member. If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used.


To data base file name Specify the file name of the physical file to receive the copy.

Convert IBM i (AS/) data and Spool files into XML

If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail. The easiest way would be to create a PDF file from the spool file and then email it to the requestor. Simon Hutchinson November 13, at I cannot put my hand on my heart and say for convdrt as the servers I have access to only have the US-English character set.

I have received several communications informing me that you can converrt the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file. As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:.

Moti April 1, at 8: All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7. To data convegt file Name Qualifier 2: If I could attach some screen prints’ I’d show you. Just create a printer if you have client access and its print queue.

Bob Schaefer March 28, at Anonymous November 13, at The licensed program code if different depending upon which release your server is running:. When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed.


Converting a spooled file to PDF

You can learn more about these from the IBM web site: That is great to know. Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: The range of valid line numbers is 1 through Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created. The trick is not in making the PDF out of the spool coonvert, but in placing the resulting PDF in a network directory after the creation Required product option not available.

Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports. CPF Member not added.

Display Object Links Directory. I do not have access to a server with 6. CPF Necessary resource not available. If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues. 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 isereis.

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