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. Physical files don’t convert to spooled files. However, you can generate a spooled file from a physical file. RUNQRY QRYFILE(. 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.

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Creating PDF files from spool files | – From AS to IBM i

But are any of them as powerful as CoolSpools http: So, do you need to convert spool to Excel? E-mail address – E-mail address of a recipient Note: We have a requirement, where in the AS spool file report needs to be converted to a formatted excel sheet and mailed to the respective people.

Otherwise a blank rile is sent.

This new facility see this IBM i Infocenter page allows you to perform commands and actions in an exit program against one or more spooled files shown in the list panels displayed when running any of the following system commands: Important note on commands In order to be properly executed, all the following commands need the MMAIL library or its clone library be in the job library list.


Then either the calling program monitors for exceptions and decides what to do, or the calling program is halted by the escape message.

I’m get spooled file list and read it normal text. Message text – Specify the text characters maximum, within quotes to send to the receivers. Up to 50 distribution lists can be specified. They are automatically assigned from their file name extensions.

I have checked and we have all ptf’s installed. If it is not installed on your server ask your IBM i administrator to install: The following type of sources are available: Converting spooled files to PDF The data records are copied flie the PC document as fixed-length records.

It allows to enter a maximum of characters for the message text. Automated e-mailing of spooled files Suppose that your iSeries produces regularly some reports that you need to distribute to some people in your organization.

This is how you perform the set up: This is mainly due to the fact that they would use CL language to obtain the result.

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The following is supported: Messages with an empty text are subject to raise their SPAM levels and therefore undergo the risk iseris being routed to the garbage or to the spam folder instead of being tto to the incoming mail basket. There are also lots of commercial packages that can do this stuff for you automagically. I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.


No size restrictions apply. You may specify a different character set, if you wish.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Among several other useries, it includes the ability to convert spooled files to PDF under user specified controls. Source member to be attached: From spooled file name. If you like, add more e-mail addresses or define them later when you need them.

E-mail address of the person sending the message Recipients: Convert spool to PDF?

Name Note stream file. Merge job spooled files 4. Sending the PDFs by email.

Also suppose that your user would better like to receive those printouts in a single spooled file converted to PDF. E-mail source members 3. It should be within quotes. If no current library entry exists in the list, QGPL is used. Manage spooled files