by Dawn May | Nov 19, 2015 | Spooled files, Navigator for i, Programming, Work Management
I have heard clients wish that IBM provided an option when working with spooled files to create a PDF of that spooled file. Don’t expect IBM to provide this enhancement – a way already exists for you to extend the interface and do this yourself.
by Dawn May | May 10, 2011 | Server Jobs, Work Management
Some time ago, I wrote the blog, “Export Spooled Files to PDF Files,” that described the support available in the 6.1 and 7.1 releases to generate PDF files, either natively or by converting spooled files to PDFs. Near the end of that blog article I wrote, “I wonder if IBM will provide an easier interface to do this someday? It seems like it would be really nice to simply copy a spooled file to a PDF … ”
by Dawn May | Apr 26, 2010 | Spooled files, Work Management
As I was learning about the details of our PDF support in the 7.1 release to write this blog, I discovered things were a bit more confusing than I realized. So this blog post is going to discuss the PDF support we’ve had in the past along with what’s new with 7.1. The information in this blog also pertains to the releases after 7.1.