Use the Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF) command. Use the TOFILE(*TOSTMF) parameter to indicate that you want to copy the spooled file to a stream file. OSP-CLPRV-CMPL-MSGCPD CPYSPLF COMMAND IN QSYSV7R1M0 LIBRARY ON OS R AND R SYSTEMS DOES NOT. The Copy to Tape (CPYTOTAP), and the Copy from Tape (CPYFRMTAP) commands access remote VSAM data sets defined to a CICS system.
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Post as a guest Name. You can track this item individually or track all items by product. Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. Note that you can specify the same stream file as both the source and the destination to overwrite the original with the converted inm.
Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)
The source physical file should be created with a record length at least 13 columns greater than the page width to accommodate not only the First Character Form Control FCFC byte, but also the source sequence number which contains 6 bytes and the date which contains 6 bytes which exist on each line of text in the source physical file member. Some people have reported that they cannot post a comment using certain computers and browsers.
This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, spooled file number, and job system name parameter requirements have been met. Right-click Integrated File System and select Properties. In this example I will save it to the document test. Line The line number assigned for the channel number in the same list.
Simon Hutchinson April 8, at 4: Contact and feedback Need support? This conversion allows the use of spooled files in applications using microfiche, data communications, or data processing. Without this, the OVRPRTF command may not take effect at all which would result in losing all line and page breaks in the new spooled file. None of the above, continue with my search. Sreedhar iSeries follower March 26, at 7: I cannot put my hand on my heart and say for sure as the servers I have access to only have the US-English character set.
For example, if the page width dpysplfuse the following command to create a source physical file with a record length of Imb I could attach some screen prints’ I’d show you. I have checked and we have all ptf’s installed. This allows the spooled file to be converted to other formats.
There are many third party tools that allow you to be able to convert a spool file to PDF, but how can I do it just using native IBM i features? Determine the job qualifier, file name, and spooled file number for this spooled file. If the stream file does not exist, it cpysppf created.
Anonymous July 3, at 8: United States English English.
Just create a printer if you have client access and its print queue. As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the ivm displays all of the files in the folder:.
Bar code data is lost. The method I am going to describe can only be used IBM i servers with either version 6. Paul Putkowski March 27, at 3: Randall Ames March 31, at 8: None of the above, continue with my search.
User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. In the above example, the QSYSPRT system-supplied printer file is being overridden; however, no specific settings are being overridden.
Converting a spooled file to PDF
All directories in the path name must exist. Repeat step 4 for all file extensions that you want to convert automatically. The job qualifier, file name, and spooled file number are shown at the top of the Work with Spooled File Cpyspf screen.
United States English English. If the intent is to copy a spooled file, modify the data in the spooled file, and then copy it back to a new spooled file, then a source physical file should be created using the Create Source Physical File CRTSRCPF command. I have a physical file with a record length on my box that I’ve been using to copy spool files in for different reasons.
Miles Butler March 28, at I use this sequence: Qualified job name Optional Qualifier 1: If you can generate a spool file with Hebrew characters I do not see why this would not work.