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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Print
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 29, 2022

PDF-A or PDF-A3 creation by CPYSPLF command

Till now we can create PDF's by the CPYSPLF command. Unfortunately it creates only a simple PDF. Enhanced requirements require the PDF-A format with embedded fonts and so on. Actually must a PDF document converted by Java or similar converted to the A format. It's more confortable and faster when this could done by the OS natively. Use case: Basic format for the creation of ZUGFeRD or Facture-X which embed a XML file for data exchange in Germany or France. This requires Java at the moment. Optimal solution PDF-A3, that can be done by indication an additional path/file in the CPYSPLF command.
Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Sabine Jordan
    Sep 23, 2022

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a HIGH priority requirement that is important to address. Supporting more secure PDF standards would help customer who use the plattform to generate PDF output.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial 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.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Sabine Jordan + Sara Anrdres – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Aug 10, 2022
    IBM will use this Idea as input to planning, but no commitment is made or implied. This Idea will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this Idea.
    -IBM Power Systems Development