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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Parameters Examples Error messages. The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. Simon Hutchinson August 27, at 7: This option may be useful for microfiche production.
Just create a printer if you have client access and its print queue. Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. Before you can do what I will describe in this post you need to check if you have the necessary licensed program, Transform Services, installed on tl IBM i.
The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. You can learn more about these from the IBM web site: 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.
The 4-byte print control code is created.
If I could attach some screen prints’ I’d show you. Anonymous July 3, at 8: Markus During June 8, at 3: To prevent “comment spam” all comments are moderated. Simon Hutchinson March 27, at 3: Hi Jamie, Thanks for the quick response.
Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Each assigned channel must fil a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report. Juan Dragone March 26, at 8: Just using this way to generate PDF.
Today’s Posts Member List Calendar. Anonymous November 13, at 1: February 12th, I couldn’t see it either, but the fact is that it spooll.
Simon Hutchinson October 7, at 2: If it is not installed on your server ask your IBM i administrator to install: For IBM i 6. This conversion allows the use of spooled files in applications using microfiche, data communications, or data processing.
We have a requirement, where in the AS spool file report needs to be converted to a formatted excel sheet and mailed to the spool people. Regards, Manty Attached Files Dummy. Learn about this website’s comments policy here.
Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: Job name Name Qualifier 2: Do you know what I need to do to make these available on the command? If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used. If this file does not exist at the time of the spool, the copy will fail. Very helpful article Simon! Number Specify the system-assigned job number.
As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:.
epool Creation date Date Element 2: In this example I will save it to the document test. The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use. The only valid values for this parameter are 1 through Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers.
But I have a problem. When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed.
Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)
Anonymous November 13, at 9: 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? The licensed program code if different depending upon which release your server is running:.
Simon Hutchinson November 13, at