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Earlier we were using PDF creator software to convert spool files. laser printer connected to iSeries · Converting IPDS to AFPDS and getting. OVRPRTF FILE(BOLPRT) DEVTYPE(*AFPDS) PAGESIZE(11 + . Guys, anybody know how to convert the spool files to pdf in color. I discovered that the font we used on the overlay on the iseries is not supported in pdf. it possible to convert AFP spool files to PDFs for the purposes of archiving them ( creating some sort of index over them) without a) having InfoPrint for Iseries or.

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TIFF files as well. PrintObject class has the list of the attributes you can read for the spool file. 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.

First, you will need to create a physical file with a record length 1 greater than the record length of the spooled file. This creates the Java project in your workspace. We use cookies to optimize your visit to our website.

Post by Bill Hello all Ron Deardorff March 26, at 8: Steve Coyle April 22, at 1: If you can generate a vonvert file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work. Job number of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF. For more information, refer to Example 7: To prevent “comment spam” all comments are moderated.


Converting AFP spool files to PDFs

Written by Simon Hutchinson at 4: Now the input stream needs to be converted to a string so that a PDF can be created with that text:. Post by Charles Wilt Post by Bill it possible to convert AFP spool files to PDFs for the purposes of archiving them creating some sort of index over them without a having InfoPrint for Iseries or b purchasing a third-party product to do it?

When creating the iText document object, we can define our margins for convwrt PDF document or accept the default margins. This can be found by typing option 8 attributes next to the spooled file and pressing the Enter key.

IBM Using CPYSPLF to Re-Create a Spooled File or Create a PC File – United States

Save the changes to the source physical file member. Not according to the web site it ain’t Number of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF.

For example, if the page width isuse the following command to create a source physical file with a record length of Before you can do what I will describe in this post you need to check if you have the necessary afpcs program, Transform Services, installed on your IBM i. This adds the external.

Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF

Repeat Step 8 until all of the spooled files have been copied to the same physical file member. Correct the error and try the request again. I rely on viewing the list of licensed programs to see if it is there. This is why I am looking to somehow archive the documents in their printed form, hence the interest in PDF. But I don’t know of any way to call it outside of the iSeries Access for the Web product.


Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers. Use the Page Down key to scroll down 4 or 5 pages until you find the entry for Page size.

I have times when a user will request that a report be emailed to them, rather than printed and sent to them via the inter company mail.

Walter Nasich Anonymous July 3, at 8: It might be cheaper in the long run to simply buy a third party product. We’re wanting to do this as tl as possible, since the conversion of the invoices over to AFP is allowing us to get rid of of another software package.

Do you know what I need to do to make these available on the command?