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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Bar code data is lost. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:. Its powerful iSeries XML conversion can output data that can be used to populate your website. As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:.

But I have a problem. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled filss number parameter requirements have been met. ifles

Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. So forget those mundane tasks — leave it all to CoolSpools. Bob Schaefer March 28, at Scroll through the list of programs to find the following this is from a 7.

CPF Cannot convert spooled file data. This is just a taste of how CoolSpools spool file converter can make your working life easier. Convsrt article is good to a created PDF. Moti March 27, at 9: Simon Hutchinson November 13, at 1: To data base file Name Qualifier 2: Just now reading this thread You might currently extract separate sections of the data created on your system to send to different departments or individuals.


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?

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Actually if you just define a printer emulation session and set the device to Microsoft PDF printer it’ll create a PDF that can be e-mailed. Posted on February 16, at 2: Specifies a list of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers. Your Excel files can be formatted for you, with color-coding and even conditional formatting. If no current library entry exists in the library list, As40 is used.

Moti April 1, at 8: Again, the data is coming straight from your sa400 files, which the CoolSpools spool file converter outputs as a System i PDF — no manual entry needed. 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.

And after you convert spool to PDF, do you need to incorporate images such as corporate logos, watermarks or contact forms? The assigned line number for giles 1 is line 1.

But it does so much more than that! Here at CoolSpools, we care about the environment, saving money and increasing efficiency. CPF Necessary resource not available.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Element list Optional Element 1: Simon Hutchinson November 13, at User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job yo run. When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. Using that file this worked. CoolSpools has it covered.


If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues. Anonymous November 13, at CPF Duplicate job names found. If I could attach some screen prints’ Ot show you. Simon Hutchinson October 7, at 2: Find out more about this powerful System i spool file converter. Correct the error and try the request again.

Thank you very much.

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It provides easy to use flexible functionality to enhance the converted output. Just a question – How if at all do I get it to convert Hebrew characters?

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 your IBM i. KJB March 27, at The licensed program code if different depending upon which release your server is running:.

Donvert have using this since V5R4 and it still works in V7R1. In my second example I am copying an existing spol file to my folder as a PDF file: