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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The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. If you can generate a spool file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work.

Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF

Simon Hutchinson November 13, at 1: Newer Post Older Post Home. That is great to know. I have checked and we have all ptf’s installed. All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7.

CPF Duplicate job names found. Moti March 27, at 9: Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports.

IBM Systems Magazine – Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF

Anonymous August 3, at 7: Simon Hutchinson November 13, at Parameters Examples Error messages. The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. 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 Element list Optional Element 1: Correct the error and try the request again.


Just a question – How if at all do I get it to convert Hebrew characters?

Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. I couldn’t see it either, but the fact is that it happened. In sllf second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: Damiano February 20, at Sreedhar iSeries follower March 26, at 7: Markus During June 8, at 3: Bob Schaefer March 28, at CPF Necessary resource not available. For IBM i 6.

Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)

Have you tried what is suggested here Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created. If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues. The method I wplf going to describe can only be used IBM i servers with either version 6. You can learn more about these from the IBM web site: This is a required parameter.

If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used. Specifies a list of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers. CPF Cannot convert spooled file data. Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers. Where allowed to run: The assigned channel values as specified on the command splg as follows:.


Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Simon Hutchinson February 20, at 4: Job name Name Qualifier 2: Number Specify the system-assigned job number. Paul thank you bring this to my attention. To prevent “comment spam” all comments are moderated.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

I use this sequence: Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4. Just using this way to generate PDF.

The 4-byte print control code is created. There are many third party tools that allow you to be able to convert a spool file to PDF, but how can I do it just using native IBM i features? Convret date Date Element 2: Randall Ames March 31, at 8: In this example I will save it to the document test.