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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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Not under 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...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Future consideration

DBCS Support for WSCST(*PDF)

When IBM came out woth PDF transform capabilities for Spool Files using Transfor Services 'WSCST(*PDF)' we were very excited. Our hope was that it would alleviate our current transform solution which takes a lot of development cycles to maintain. ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 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...
over 4 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future 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: ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration