Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Prepare the SAVF a. On a PC, open IBM System i Access for Windows. b. Start a session with the AS/ server where spool file to be exported is located. c. Assuming you’re correct and that the program creates a spool file Sounds like it’s being sent to a printer automatically. By default, once a.

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Andy, In answer to your questions: Thank you very much! Login or Sign Up. You are not logged in. Are you using anything from C to call AS programs currently?

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By default, once a spool file is printed it gets deleted from the system. Try doing the following before running your program: But you seem to be asking about something different.

slpf But to capture jobs automatically, you must use PlanetPress Workflow. Then I can based on the text files to design the form in planetpress design.


Converting a spooled file to PDF

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Change to that directory: Splt of ways to tackle this one Have you tried any of them? Open a command prompt from your PC.

After compiling the programs in RPG i want to do the testing. There are also lots of commercial packages that can do this stuff for you automagically. Rehan Zameer 4 1. Also check out this article which discusses how to copy spool files to your PC via Operations Navigator: We have a requirement, where in the AS spool file report needs to be converted to a formatted excel sheet and mailed to the respective people.

Below are the options you have as far as converting to text goes: Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc. I think we probably use 4 or 5 of them at my work. You will be prompted for your iSeries user ID and password.

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None of the above, continue with my search. I’m not sure about AS, but on system z there is typically an FTP service that can be used to retrieve job spool files.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

These are pretty much your options for conversion of different type of files to plain text format. Examples are as follows: Get the file from the iSeries: From that point, you can grab the file from that shared IFS directory in C.

Sounds like it’s being sent to a printer xs400.

I have seen the examples posted. All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I take no responsibility for any of them. Create a directory to FTP your file to: