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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 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 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...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 4 Not under consideration

Allow CPYSPLF to create PDF in Landscape format. Now only Portrait is possible

Right now, CPYSPLF does not reflect Rotation and Page size values on the PDF created by the command. Use Case: We have invoices created in landscape format. If we output the spool in PDF format, we have to rotate the PDF by 90 degree.If we take th...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

IBM APAR SE06649 IPDS SHADING IS NOT WORKING WHEN USING DDS KEYWORD BOX, SHADING

When trying to use the DDS Keyword Box Shading the shading does not work. Look at apar SE06649. Use Case: The DDS Keyword Box Shading does not work.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 2 Future consideration

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 ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future consideration

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 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 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 5 years ago in IBM i / Print 5 Is a defect

AFP Toolbox service program QAOCL/QAYTBFMCFG

Please convert the service program QAYTBFMCFG in library QAOCL for the newer releases of IBM i/OS. Use Case: Generate AFP reports programmatically without need for defining an external printer file.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

New API with ability to convert/copy spoolfiles into XML file.

Create a new API that can take a specified spoolfile and convert it into a XML file (with defined IFS location). XML format should be - report - Parent/root- - meta - meta information via DSPSPLFA- - pages - parent for all pages- - - - page - indi...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Future consideration

PDF/A urgently needed!!

We really urgently need the possibility to create PDF/A documents as defined in ISO standard, because of our huge PDF archive (3500 PDF files daily). If we want to to store PDF documents in archive for 10 years(10y x 270 days x 3500 PDFs), we must...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 7 Future consideration