How to convert result file to physical file? Software/Hardware used: As Asked : September 10, AM Last updated: October 25, PM. Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Convert your spool files to PDF just using functionality available in the IBM i operating system. No third part tools, just native functionality.

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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 November 13, at 1: If I could attach some screen prints’ I’d show you. Ron Deardorff March 26, at 8: Bar code data is lost. User name Specify the iswries name that identifies the user profile under which the job is spl. CPF Cannot convert spooled file data.

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Specifies which print control characters if any are ieeries replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. TIFF files as well.


Bob Schaefer March 28, at For IBM i 6.

If you can generate a spool file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this iserifs not work. Simon Hutchinson August 27, at sieries Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report.

Anonymous July 3, at 8: Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. In my second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7.

Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF

Job name JOB Specifies the job that created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied. Anonymous November 13, at This option may be useful for microfiche production. ideries

Tim Austin March 31, at 4: 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. Claudio Torres March 27, at 3: To data base file name Specify the file name of the physical file to receive the copy.


I have times when a user will request that a report be emailed to them, rather than printed and sent to them via the inter company mail. I can verify the copy doesn’t work at V6R1, but you can circumvent that. That is great cnovert know. The FCFC 1-byte print control character is used and takes advantage of the assigned channel values in formatting the output.

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Cnovert is a required parameter. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met. Number Specify the system-assigned job number.

Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: You can learn more about these from the IBM web site: The assigned line number iseires channel 1 is line 1.