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Software/Hardware used: As Asked: September 10, AM Last updated: October 25, PM. Related Questions. Spool · FILES. There has always been a need to convert spool file into PC supported file for transmission of spool file or maintaining record of the iSeries report in a PC or. 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.

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February 12th, I have attached a sample ot how the excel sheet should come up Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports.

The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member. Where allowed to run: Print lines that are all blank are not copied.

Are you using anything from C to call AS programs currently? Despite the misleading error message, it was an authorization problem. Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed.

Have you tried any of them? Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns. Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4.


Job name JOB Specifies the job that created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied. Job name name Specify the name of the job that fiile the spooled file. This parameter is considered after the ws400 name, user name, job number, spooled file name, spooled file number, and job system name parameter requirements have been met. March 30th, CPF Duplicate job names found. All my answers were extracted from the “Big Dummy’s Guide to the As” and I take no responsibility for any of them.

I think we probably use 4 or 5 of them at my work.

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created. Dear all, Hope evry1 is doing great CPF Cannot convert spooled file data. The FCFC 1-byte print control character is used and takes advantage of the assigned channel values in formatting the output. I get the error directly when calling the Convedt, this is not an error message during the work of the call.

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. Bar code data is lost.

I have been building all of my reports with 3 options I have seen the examples posted. The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all sspool records have been cleared.


Converting a spooled file to PDF

I would recommend testing out both parts separately before you merge them into a single program. You can save the file to a shared IFS directory mapped to a Windows drive and have your c program get it from cojvert. April 13th, The AS spool report is generated.

Sign up using Email and Password. Do you need to do this from a C program or would it make spiol to run a program on the IBM system that sends the spool file out instead? Number Specify the system-assigned job number.

Az400 AFP fIle has an intricate format. 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. CPF Necessary resource not available.

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There are examples to do all of this on this site Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. To data base file Name Qualifier 2: Specifies the name sopol the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran.

Once you know the options, you’ll be better equipped to figure out how to handle the problem in C.