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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 ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Future 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 ...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Print 1 Not under 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

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

Add identity of Database File and Member in QSPL of the SPOOLED File to QUSRSPLA API

Please add the name of the QSPL database file and member to the Retrieve SPOOLED File Attributes API. If there are multiple members/files, then return it as an repeating list of this with the offset and count as the way to jump to the info. Perhap...
11 months ago in IBM i / Print 1 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

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

Trying to store in a file and print Subscript on AS400

We are developing a new coal system for an existing client. We need to be to add different chemical make ups to print on certificates they that will supply their customers. For example H20 for water, the 2 is slightly under the rest. I thought the...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Print 3 Not under 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

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