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Add PDF Interfaces for PRINTED OUTPUT

The use of AFPRSC keyword in DDS has been fine up until now. Today, there is a need to create more "graphical" printed output for customers, packing slips, invoices, order confirmations all need graphics, and sometimes barcodes or other components...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration

Enable *ADD by using CPYSPLF *TOSTMF (*PDF)

In some cases it would be usefull to merge multiple spoolfiles to one pdf. Please enable in a further release or TR the option *ADD for pdf-creation via CPYSPLF. Thx Use Case: CPYSPLF FILE(AFPPRTF) TOFILE(*TOSTMF) JOB(123456/USER/SESSION) SPLNBR(2...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration

Add SPOOLED FILE NAME to Input for QUSLSPL API

The QUSLSPL API allows the User Profile, User Data, OUTQ, FORMS type, but for some reason doesn't include the SPOOLED FILE NAME as an input parameter. The WRKSPLF command has this, as should the QUSLSPL API. Please add it. Use Case: The need to re...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration

New attribute "spooled file topic" on printer file.

Add a new attribute "spooled file topic" on the printer file for a long and readable description of each spooled file. Add the new attribute to CRTPRTF and OVRPRTF commands. Use Case: This new attribute is very helpfull for the user that must find...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration

Create a parameter that would force a prompt for a pass code to allow a specific spooled file to print.

We want to send a Secure Print passcode to a Xerox D110 printer that would allow a specific job to print (in this case, a spooled file containing checks). To achieve that, we modified a WSCST using instructions we got from our Xerox vendor. We can...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration

Infoprint Server: Native CL commands for adding, changing or deleting PDF Map Entries

Currently, the only way to add, change or deleting entries in a PDF Map is to use the command WRKPDFMAPE and use the 5250 program/menu. Use Case: A native CL command would make it possible to use a CL program, script or anisble to setup a new syst...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Not under consideration

Action description for own spooled file actions made by QIBM_QSP_SPLF_LSTACT exit point

The QIBM_QSP_SPLF_LSTACT exit point for creating user defined spooled file actions is a very nice feature that we use extensively and want to use even more in the future. But, there should be the possibility to show the descriptions of the user de...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Not under consideration

Export Print in ACS

In the ACS you have the window with the print output.When you have *scs spools you can export these as pdf.But when you have *ipds oder *apfds the application is not able to transform this to a pfd.the acs should be able to export this as a pdf. U...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration

HOST PRINT TRANSFORM

Enable HOST PRINT TRANSFORM to convert PCL and PDF documents to IMAGE like it does for AFPDS output streams. Use Case: Document Management systems need to be able to support images being marked up and security to add redactions. Years ago I worked...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration

Prevent Data Corruption Via CPYSPLF

CPYSPLF, which by default is set to *PUBLIC *USE, if directed at a regular, multi-field database file, will overwrite that file without warning. Request is to either prevent the copy or issue a warning that multiple fields will be overwritten. (I ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under consideration