What are you leaving out?
1. What program were you running that an option '6' causes 'output'?
2. Where did you enter the '6'?
3. Is there a context for the '6'?
4. What do you mean by 'stuff'?

It sounds like PDM. And it sounds like your are printing the contents from a
member of a source physical file.
But all of that would be an assumption.

But if that is the case then you MAY want to use sql:

[run the sql interactive program]

[Create an alias to point to the member you are trying to print]
CREATE ALIAS library/aliasname FOR library/file (member)

[Change SQL session to print the results of your sql commands]
Option 1. Change session attributes
Select Output: 2=Printer

[Then run this SQL Statement]
SELECT srcdta FROM library/aliasname

You will now have a spool file of your source member with no 'stuff' except
your source code.

Now if this was not what you were attempting to do then you have wasted my
time and yours.


-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:58 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: how to get text output of a PF?

I have used the Iseries NAvigator to export the output after entering '6'
and print on the green screen IBM i.
but this has all the 'stuff' on the left side. i would like it to be a clean
text file.

WHat am i leaving out?
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