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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Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. CPF Copy request failed.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Claudio Torres March 27, at 3: 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 Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for spld. Steve Coyle April 22, at 1: The range of valid line numbers is 1 through iseriies Damiano February 20, at Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Element 2: I have using this since V5R4 and it still works in V7R1.

Anonymous November 13, at Specifies which print control characters if any are iseroes replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters. To data base file Name Qualifier 2: Learn about this website’s comments policy here.


Scroll through the list of programs to find the following this is from a 7. Anonymous Iseriew 3, at 7: In my second example I am copying an existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: Number Specify the system-assigned job number. If this member does not exist, a member is created and the copy continues. I use this sequence: Where allowed to run: The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member.

Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied. This value is not allowed for spooled files which exist on primary or secondary convwrt storage pools.

Simon Hutchinson August 27, at 7: Ron Deardorff March 26, at 8: The easiest way would be to create a PDF file from the spool file and then email it concert the requestor. User Name Qualifier 3: I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.

Bob Schaefer March 28, at Print lines that are all blank are not copied. Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. If this is you feel free to use the Contact Form to send me the comment and I will post it for you, please include the title of the post so I know which one to post the comment to.


Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: Simon Hutchinson April 8, at 4: Tim Austin March 31, at 4: Simon Hutchinson October 7, at 2: Use this value when the job system name parameter or the spooled file create date and time parameter is to take precedence over the spooled file number when selecting a spooled file.

Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created.

IBM Systems Magazine – Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF

Moti April 1, at 8: Then move output to this printer queue. Thank you very much.

Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers. Actually if you just define a printer emulation session and set the device to Microsoft PDF printer it’ll create a PDF that can be e-mailed. Specifies a list of channel numbers with their assigned line numbers.

The assigned line number for channel 1 is line 1. Just create a printer if you have client access and its print queue. Channel channel-number Specify which channels are used to control skipping isegies a report.