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Allow AFPRSC with pdf objects to be exported to pdf

It is not possible to create a PDF with the 5770ts1 product out of a spoolfile containing a PDF, because this process is not supported. Use Case: Integrate a logo in PDF format in a spoolfile to print documents in the layout of our official corpor...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

Correct or Enhance the "System Name" on which SPOOLED file is created.

When a SPOOLED file is created, the "System Name" is assigned as an attribute to the SPOOLED file. The documentation says this is the System Name where the Job that created the SPOOLED file ran. However it is NOT a "System Name". It appears to be ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Enable a command to load an IFS file to a raw *USERASCII printer file like i.e. CPYFRMSTMF

Please enable a command to load an IFS file to a raw *USERASCII printer file. i.e. to support direct PDF or PS or PCL etc. file load. One idea: add an option to CPYFRMSTMF to indicate a printer file. Use case: i.e. get a shipping PDF label from a ...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

IBM i support for PDF/A-3

Please provide PDF/A-3 format for generate PDF files on IBM i V7R3.(see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PDF/A#PDF.2FA-3 ) Use Case: Please provide PDF/A-3 format for generate PDF files on IBM i V7R3.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

PDF / A creation with system-i

Product or Service: Transform Services V7.2 for IBM i 7.2.0 Component ID: 5770TS100. Operating System: IBM i (i5 / OS / OS / 400). Error name PDF / A creation. Problem description and business impact Conversion of print files to PDF works. However...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Future consideration

Size of a pdf with afprsc jpeg

When we create a PDF with the 5770ts1 product (afp/pdf transformation), the PDF size is high if it contains an image as JPEG (keyword dds afprsc) The PDF size is approximatively 3 times the size of the image (an image of 192 kb gives a PDF of 7864...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

Add Original Job's User Profile to SPOOLED Files or Original Qualified Job Name to QPRTJOB SPOOLED Files

When swaping user profiles, if that job creates a spooled file, a SPOOLED Print Server Job is created and the job name is always QPRTJOB with a User of the Current (swapped-to) user profile. There is not way to reference back to the originating Jo...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

STRRMTWTR option to start multiple writerprograms for single OUTQ

STRRMTWTR only starts multiple writerprograms when having OUTQ-parameter = *ALL and WTR-parameter = *OUTQ. It would be nice to be able to start as many writerprograms as definied on an outqdescription, for a single outq. Suggestion would be to add...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

Add Int_Job_ID and Int_SF_ID to formats 0300 and 0400 for QGYOLSPL

We need the internal SPOOLED File ID and the internal job ID in order to call the QUSRSPLA API more efficiently when needed. It would be great if the QUSRSPLA API also only required the Internal SPOOLED File ID when provided, but it currently also...
9 months ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

PDF certificate

Using Info print server convert spooled file to be PDF and Include certificate (CA) Use Case: As a insurance company, we use infoprint server to convert spooled file of policy document to PDF and sent to customer.in soon, The government would anno...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Future consideration