On Mon, 2002-01-07 at 21:55, Adam Lang wrote:
> I checked the archive, but I didn't see what I was looking for.
> I know you can use Operations Navigator to open a print queue and pull spool
> files off and you can save them as text files on a pc.
> When playing with the VB tool kit, I didn't manage to see a way to do this
> through code.  Does anyone have any examples?  Even to the extreme of if I
> have an outqueue name I can get a list of all the spool files sitting there.

Could you run some server side apps on the AS/400, written in the
traditional languages? The routines behind my WRKUSROUTQ utility can run
as API's, either just to get the list, or to do conversion to text as
well. Even if the routines aren't of much direct use to you, the code
might give you some ideas on how to tackle it yourself. See my .sig for

> I can download normal files off the AS/400 no problem, but SPOOL files are a
> different beast.
> Is this possible through java also?

ISTR seeing a spool viewer in Jack Woehr's QCDemo open source java
package, so I guess it is possible. It uses JTOpen - see the details on

> Adam Lang

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