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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Print
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 19, 2022

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 the Thai Language transform, what would be the setup for Vietnamese language?

Noticed Vietnamese language is part of the supported language under T1001129/T1001130 but how it can incorporate in the transform service?

If this is not support yet, can IBM service include the Vietnamese language too under transform service?


Use Case:

Local language is important for notification/alert/advice that sending to customer for better understanding on the message to be delivered, also it is regulatory requirement in some advice service.

As electronical is the global trend as delivery channels (i.e SMS/eMail) for effectiveness and efficiency, it is very important IBM can support the generation of PDF with Vietnamese language to support the email notification service too.


Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Mar 22, 2022

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a high priority requirement that is important to be addressed. As businesses move into the international market, this becomes more of a "must have" to support enough of the most popular world languages.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2022

    An enhancement to support the correct rendering of all world scripts will be considered for a future enhancement. This solution may, or may not include the specific methods specified in this RFE, as other methods may be easier for all end users to employ.

  • Guest
    Jan 25, 2022

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Print
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Other
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Other