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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Infoprint Server should be able to generate a pdf according the PDF/A standard

We need InfoPrint Server to be able to generate a pdf compliant with the PDF/A standard. Use Case: If a customer demands his invoices to be compliant with the PDF/A standard, I should be able to set a proporty in the Infoprint Server exit program ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Smaller barcode size required in 5770TS1

System: Product 5770TS1Actor: Barcode size 0.007 required for barcode reader Description:Currently we are using a non IBM developed application for converting spoolfiles to PDF-Files. On most documents provided for our customers (for example: quot...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

manage ttf fonts

Need some kind of operation to install and manage (e.g., check if a font fits ibm i, create IBM_DataObjectFont.rat, get the name for DDS FONTNAME keyword) ttf and opentype fonts. "Unsupported method" from technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/doc...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future 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

Transform Services V7R5 Manager socket remains open after abnormal system end or Flashcopy

Changes were made within the Transform Services code at 7.5.  The changes include a QCTXMGR job in QUSRWRK subsystem and a manager socket server job in the /QOpenSys/QIBM/ProdData/TransformServices/ServerJob directory. The job and socket are linke...
10 months ago in IBM i / Print 4 Future consideration

PDF/A support for infoprint / *PSFCFG objects / PDF generation

Nowadays, given recent announcements with 7.5, IBMi base OS license does include Infoprint server and its suite of programs for PDF generation (PDF virtual printers etc.). So PDF generation is now considered a base capability offered by the OS. De...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

ReSupport and Enhance *PDFMAP objects and related Commands

IBM currently supports 4 *PDFMAP related commands. CRTPDFMAPDLTPDFMAPDSPPDFMAPEWRKPDFMAPEThese command work with the *PDFMAP object which end users have now migrated from the original use, to using them to route SPOOLED file to email clients. It w...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

Add SPOOLED FILE FILTER to QGYOLSPL API

As instructed by another RFE to classify this under QGYOLSPL instead of QUSLSPL:Please provide a SPOOLED FILE NAME Filter to the QGYOLSPL API and allow multiple entiries, including generic SPOOLED File Names simile to other QGYOLSPL filters. Use C...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Future 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

Enhancement of AFPRSC/Transform service to support CYMK color

Transform Services does not support CYMK color. We will need to recreate the image using RGB to work sucessfully using Transform Services.We produce spoolfiles and convert them into PDF datafiles, which we sent to an external service provider for ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Not under consideration