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

Simon Hutchinson February 20, at 4: Moti April 1, at 8: Where allowed to run: The easiest way would be to create a PDF file from the spool file and then email it to the iserries. Anonymous November 13, at Element list Optional Element 1: All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7. April 13th, To data base file name Specify the file name of the physical file to receive the copy. Today’s Posts Member List Calendar.


When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. The licensed program code if different depending upon which release your server is running:.

Job name Name Qualifier 2: Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns. Parameters Examples Error messages.

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Juan Dragone March 26, at 8: The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. Simon Hutchinson March 26, at 9: 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 KJB March 27, at Anonymous July 3, at 8: Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers.

In my second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the cnovert displays all of the files in the concert.

That is great to know. Number Specify the system-assigned job number.


Required product option not available. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met. Creation date Date Element 2: Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: The only valid values for this parameter are 1 through Do you know what I need to do to make these available on the command?

Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)

Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created. Graphics data is lost.

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. Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Useries 15 assigned to channel 4. Scroll through the list of programs to find the following this is from a 7.

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