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. AS/ Spool Files Physical files don’t convert to spooled files. The RUNQRY command can print records from a physical file with very little. 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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You may be able to convert to a plain text format simply with a Create File and making use of data selections and maybe splitters if it’s in a format yo easy to use like XML, CSV, etc The 4-byte print control code is created.

CPF Duplicate job names found. User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Use this value when the spooled file create date and time parameter is qs400 take precedence over the job system name when selecting a spooled file. Channel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, converg Element 2: Where allowed to run: Previous Topic Index Next Topic. If it is possible, can you give me some instructions on it? Number Specify the system-assigned job number.


The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member.

This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met. Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4. When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. Channel channel-number Specify which channels are used to control skipping on a report. Hi Andy, It all depends on what format your data comes in.

These are pretty much your options for conversion of different type of files to plain text format. Below are the options you have as far as converting to text goes: Add to your Watched Users.

You should try it, it may help you get rid of your current unstable tool I hope this helps.

Graphics data is lost. Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: You are not logged in. The FCFC 1-byte print control character is used and takes advantage of the assigned channel values in formatting the output. Then I can based on the text files to design the form in planetpress design. Dear everyone, Ws400 one question as below.


Convert IBM i | AS/400 | iSeries print files into XML

CPF Cannot convert spooled file data. The only valid values for this parameter are 1 through CPF Member not added.

Parameters Examples Error messages. CPF Necessary resource not available.

Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: If you have some sort of binary file, or non-readable PCL file, you will not be able to natively convert it to plain text, and may have to use an external program to do it. Thank you very much!

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

When I need to design the form by planetperss design, I must convert the report into text files, and then I can load the text file by data selector sample data file in planetpress design, so I can base on the format of report to do. Creation date Date Element 2: Andy, In answer to your questions: Specifies which print control characters if any are to replace the spooled file’s internal print control characters.

The assigned channel values as specified on the hiw are as follows:.

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