• Subject: RE: Spool File Download
  • From: Bob Cozzi <BobCozzi@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 18:14:46 -0500

If you have Adobe Acrobat development kit (basically a printer driver) you 
can simply output to .PDF files by selecting the driver as your printer. 
Then use the AFP viewer to "download" the spool file, display it, then do 
File | Print.  Viola!

Bob Cozzi
Bob@RPGIV.COM
www.rpgiv.com
AS/400 Books:  http://www.rpgiv.com/as400Books.html


On Monday, September 15, 1997 5:01 PM, Vern Hamberg 
[SMTP:hambergv@goldengate.net] wrote:
> At 08:33 AM 9/15/97 +0100, you wrote:
> >I wrote:
> >>>Did I hear/read someone talking about the built in ability of 
CA/Win95NT
> >>>to download spool files from the 400?  I saw a blurb about it in one 
of
> >>>the windows when I started the AFP viewer.  Where is it?
> >
> >Vernon wrote:
> >
> >>Yeah, Bill--guilty.
> >
> >>If you look at your output in Operations Navigator (one of the few 
useful
> >>pieces of it, IMHO), you can double click on a spooled file and it will 
be
> >>displayed in AFP viewer.
> >
> >
> >Vernon,
> >
> >Yep, it does bring it to the screen. But do we have a different
> >definition of "download".  I would like the capability to turn that
> >spool file into a PC file.  There is not a File/Save option in my AFP.
> >Maybe you have the full version?
> >
> Bill
>
> One possibility is to print to 'Generic Text' on port 'FILE:' or some 
such.
> When you print your file, you're prompted for the path & filename.
>
> Another might be to select everything, copy to the clipboard, paste into
> Notepad, Wordpad, Word, or whatever and save it. Not elegant but 
possible.
>
> On another tack, BusinessLink has a (pseudo) Java-powered firewall kind 
of
> thing that can do all the downloading of spooled files, live sessions,
> etc., while in a Web browser. Pricy (sp?), but maybe a good possibility.
>
> Cheers
>
> Vernon Hamberg
> Systems Software Programmer
> Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
> 400 Second Avenue South
> Minneapolis, MN 55401
> (612) 371-1111 x480
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