Earlier we were using PDF creator software to convert spool files. laser printer connected to iSeries · Converting IPDS to AFPDS and getting. Hello,. I did not like the first solution I found–the Get Spooled File (QSPGETSP) API. QSPGETSP is plenty capable of reading an AFPDS. 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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This can be found by typing Option 8 attributes next to the spooled file, and pressing the Enter key. One oft-requested functionality is accessing the spool files as a PDF in the Web browser. Or, it can be made available to users through iSeries Access for Ffile or other application running within WebSphere. Modifying the physical file member and Rewriting the Spooled Zpooled. Job name of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF.
Navigate to where you stored jt Name of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF. Type option 8 attributes next to the spooled file and press the Enter key. 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? In the above example, the QSYSPRT system-supplied printer file is being overridden; however, no specific settings are being overridden.
Post by GB Free? User name of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF. After we create the font, use this code to create a com. Now the buffer has the spool file contents and we need to create the iText document object to store the contents of the spool file. If not install it.
Converting AFP spool files to PDFs
The Create a new Java class window appears. We would like to be iseriez to search the finished PDF for text if possible. For more information, refer to Example 7: Press the F21 select assistance level key, and ensure that the assistance level is set to 2 intermediate.
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If the page width isuse the following command to create a physical file with a record length of bytes: The parameters that often need to be overridden include, but are not limited to, the following: Repeat Step 8 until afpdx of the spooled files have been copied to the same physical file member. The Java settings dialog box appears. Use the Page Down key to scroll down 4 or 5 pages until you find the entry for Page size.
Rodney Iserie Press the F21 select assistance level key and make sure that the assistance level is set to 2 intermediate. We currently have the LaserVault software package for our archiving and have converted our invoices over to using an AFP overlay.
Converting an IBM i Spool File to a PDF
Then using the getTransformedInputStream, the spool file contents will be transformed to the input stream. Document information More support for: IBM i Print Software version: First, we need to read the spool file contents into a Java IO input stream. Look to see the value specified for the Widththen use one of the following CRTPF commands to create a physical file to store the data from the spooled files. I don’t want to see us throw good money after bad.
The Project properties window appears. It might be cheaper in the long run to simply buy a third party product. You may be able to find away. Make sure you understand the format of the resulting PDF. Watson Product Search Search.
What I’m curious about is, since this is an AFP spool file, is there is a definitive source of info other than the IBM API reference manual that says, if I have a certain capability set up in the spool file, that it will translate to a certain set of characters in the user space each and every time I retrieve it.
During this process, many businesses want to use the existing code to reach the market faster. Job number of the spool file that will be converted to the PDF. January by Kalyani Yerra.