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. AS/ Spool Files Physical files don’t convert to spooled files. The RUNQRY command can print records from a physical file with very little. 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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Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports. What’s the original format of the spool file? Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc. When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. Line The line number assigned for the channel number in the same list.

Where allowed to run: To data base file name Specify the file name cnvert the physical file to receive the copy.

Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. Print lines that are all blank are not copied. Graphics data is lost.

This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, spooled file number, and job system name parameter requirements have been met.

Thank you very much! CPF Member not added. The FCFC 1-byte print control character is used and takes advantage of the assigned channel values in formatting the output.


The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. Andy OL Guru Registered: This option may be useful for microfiche production.

Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied.

If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used. Channel channel-number Specify which channels are used to control skipping on a report. Below are the options you have as far as converting to text goes: Switch to Threaded Mode. Psool Necessary resource not available. Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created. Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created.

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Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: Andy, In answer to your questions: X Forms to PlanetPress 5. Element list Optional Element 1: Creation date Date Element 2: 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. Specifies a list of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers.

Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct convrrt on a report. Dear everyone, I’ve one question as below.

If you have some sort of binary file, or non-readable PCL file, you will not be able to natively convert it to plain text, and may xs400 to use an external program to do it. If you don’t know, tell us what third party tool you are using to convert it. Bar code data is lost. Line 3 go to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4.


This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met. CPF Copy request failed. Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: But to capture jobs automatically, you must use PlanetPress Workflow.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

And I said that our seller provide a tool called ‘Qprint’, this tool is written by them. To data base file Name Qualifier 2: This value is not allowed for spooled files which exist on primary or secondary auxiliary storage pools.

Previous Topic Index Next Topic. CPF Duplicate job names found. Number Specify the system-assigned job number. Is it use for capture inputted spool data?

The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:.

If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail. Specifies which print control characters if zpool are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters.

If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues.

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