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DDS keyword for generating hyperlinks in Infprint Server generated PDF's

I would like to have a DDS keyword in printerfiles which create a clickable link in my output PDF file. The PDF file is generated by Infoprint Server. Use Case: In my print (spoolfile) there is a text www.ibm.com. If I use Infprint server to conve...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Better behavior and error handling between Infoprint and SMTP

We've gone to great lengths to troubleshoot an email delivery issue in IBM Case TS015919455. When encountering a transient email delivery issue while using a 3rd party email relay server on the public internet (i.e. Microsoft 365), the IBM SMTP se...
28 days ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Vietnamese TS1 PDF on IFS using 5770TS1 product

Display Vietnamese Language correctly in PDF when Override PRTF file to PDF Stream File in IFS for subsequent email sending used. OVRPRTF FILE(xx) DEVTYPE(*AFPDS) WSCST(*PDF) TOSTMF('/xxxxxxxx/xxx.pdf') CHRID & FNTCHRSET can be used to achieve...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 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

Font Mapping for 5770TS1

System: Power System/Post script printerActor: User needing new feature this process is directly sending the PDF file including 'WT Sans J' font. It is very useful because customer doesn't need PC on the way of Printer.The customer is printing car...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

CPYSLF OVRPRTF tooutq

With OVRPRTF and CPYSPLF you are able to create a PDF in the IFS. Today normal Printers are able to print PDF directly. It would be really great when IBM could provide a new option to leave the PDF output as *usrascii in the outq and not to save i...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration

Printing AZTEC bidimensional barcode on Iseries

Scenario:We produce packaging for the biggest Worldwide online retailer.Customer wants on our pallets a label that fits to their logistic system.The label has an AZTEC bidimensional barcode in it. IS Series supports QRCODE but not AZTEC Use Case: ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

Infoprint Server and Datamatrix Barcode bug

PSF for IBM i (5770SS1 option 36) or Infoprint Server for iSeries (5770IP1) seem to have a bug regarding AFPDS/IPDS output for Datamatrix barcode developed by DDS. The size of the barcode is very small and has always the same size, regardless of t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Is a defect

Provide CHGSPLFA API and include SPOOLED FILE OWNER User Profile

SPOOLED Files have 3 user profiles associated with them: 1. The User Profile under which the Job that created the SPOOLED file was running ("job user").2. The Creator User Profile3. The SPOOLED File Owner Currently none of these three attributes m...
8 months ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Create an QUSDSPLF (Delete SPOOLED File) API that can be used in a thread-safe or thread-tollerant way

Today the only way to delete a spooled file is to use the DLTSPLF CL command. We need an API that can be called from C/C++ as well as RPG IV to delete SPOOLED files using the SPOOLED File Name and Number and Job, or the Internal SPOOLED File ID. R...
8 months ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration