Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Prepare the SAVF a. On a PC, open IBM System i Access for Windows. b. Start a session with the AS/ server where spool file to be exported is located. c. Assuming you’re correct and that the program creates a spool file Sounds like it’s being sent to a printer automatically. By default, once a.

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Examples are as follows: You can save the file to a shared IFS directory mapped to a Windows drive and have your c program get it from there. February spllf, What information are you trying to get from the spooled file? I was doing the code change.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Get the file from the iSeries: Version Independent Operating system s: Check with your system admin to find out which options are available for fetching job output.

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I’m not sure about AS, but on system z there is typically an FTP service that can be used slf retrieve job spool files. Maybe someone has a hint?

I have attached a sample of how the excel sheet should come up What are you expecting to see in a spooled file? Can it converts captured data into text format?

Do you need to do this from a C program or would it make sense to run a program on the IBM system that sends the spool file out instead?

Read this pyiscal file and split the rows into columns. From that point, you can grab the file from that shared IFS directory in C.

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FTP to the iSeries: Then I can based on the text files to design the form in planetpress design. You guys have any idea or suggestion on how to start this? I have been looking around but I haven’t found a small code to start from there, I been searching around and haven’t found anything close.


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At the command prompt command line, enter C: You should try it, it may help you get rid of your current unstable tool I hope this helps.

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Generally, you’d have a program create a spooled file by having it open a printer file and then write records to it.