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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Parameters Examples Error fo. Thank you very much. Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. I have seen the examples posted. Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran.
CPF Cannot convert spooled file data.
Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: Steve Coyle April 22, at 1: All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I fils no responsibility for any of them. The assigned channel values as specified on the command are as follows:.
Converting a spooled file to PDF
Using that file this worked. Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. Tim Austin March 31, at 4: CPF Necessary resource not as400.
User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. Then move output to this printer queue.
IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF
The 4-byte print control code is created. As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:.
Dear all, Hope evry1 is doing great Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. User Name Qualifier 3: Have you tried what is suggested here Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4. Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns.
Convert IBM i (AS/) data and Spool files into XML
Update I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file. Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report.
Ron Deardorff March 26, at 8: Where allowed to run: TIFF files as well. The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use. Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues.
Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports. Lastly if its just querying tables you can do that using perl on a Win32 system and ump the results directly into a spreadsheet and email it.