Generate PRN file on AS/400

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AS/400 printing
Host Print Transform API
PRN file
Spool files
I want to know, if there is any way to generated PRN file on AS/400 from a spool file, using Host Print Transform. I am thinking of storing rendered print jobs(PRN files) on IFS and print them later.
ASKED: March 4, 2009  5:33 AM
UPDATED: March 4, 2009  6:25 PM

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We’ve had good success by converting spool files to PDFs and saving on the IFS. Its more versitile than a PRN file.

There are a number of low cost AS/400 utilities that can convert to PDF. Probably even some free ones. If you have IBM’s InfoPrint Services feature, it can convert to PDF.

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