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. Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Historically, converting spooled files on IBM i has been a bit of an arduous task, but in recent releases, it’s become much easier. In April , I.

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The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports.

For IBM i 6. Vile 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. All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I take no responsibility for any of them. Update I have received several communications informing me that isegies can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.


Using that file this worked. Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. Channel channel-number Specify which channels are used to control skipping on a report.

CPF Necessary resource not available. But I have a problem.

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fjle I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.

Graphics data is lost. The trick is not in making the PDF out of the spool file, but in placing the iseriees PDF in a network directory after the creation Job name JOB Specifies the job that created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied.

KJB March 27, at I have using this since V5R4 and it still works in V7R1. Claudio Torres March 27, at 3: Anonymous November 13, at The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:. If I could attach some xonvert prints’ I’d show you.

If you can generate a spool file dpool Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work. If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues. Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: The 4-byte print control code is created.


Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. Line The line number assigned for kseries channel number in the same list.

February 12th, The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use.

Have you tried what is suggested here Juan Dragone March 26, at 8: To prevent “comment spam” all comments iserids moderated. Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report.

Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns. I can verify the copy doesn’t work at V6R1, but you can circumvent that.

Element list Optional Element 1: Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Simon Hutchinson March 27, at 3: That is great to know.