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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These are pretty much your options for conversion of different type of files to plain text format. User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile fie which the job is run.

Hi Andy, It all depends on what format your data comes in. Graphics data is lost. CPF Necessary resource not hoq. CPF Cannot convert spooled file data. Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied. Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc. You should try it, it may help you get rid of your current unstable tool I hope this helps. Each assigned channel must have a corresponding line number to provide the correct positioning on a report.

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

Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. CPF Copy cnovert failed. Job name JOB Specifies the job that created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied.

Other values up to 12 repetitions Element 1: X Forms to PlanetPress 4. The newly copied data is fonvert to data existing in the member.

To data base file Name Qualifier 2: Creation date date Specify the date the spooled sspool was created. Channel channel-number Specify which channels are used to control skipping on a report.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

The 4-byte print control code is created. X Forms to PlanetPress 5. The range of valid line numbers is 1 through This conversion allows the use of spooled files in applications using microfiche, data communications, or data processing.

Line The line number assigned for the channel number in the same list.

This option may be useful for microfiche production. Can it converts captured data into text format? Thank you very much!

IBM i: Converting a spooled file to PDF

If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail. 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 fonvert use an external program to do it.


Creation date Date Element 2: And I said that our seller provide a tool called ‘Qprint’, this tool is written by them. If you have multiple pages, you can use the PDF Splitter to split every pages, and then use the “concatenate” option in a Send to Folder to concatenate the pages together. CPF Not authorized to spooled file.

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Andy OL Guru Registered: Dear everyone, I’ve one question as below. 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.

This value is not allowed for spooled files which exist on primary or secondary auxiliary storage pools.