PDF reports out of the AS400

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Is there an easy wasy to print an as400 report in pdf format and email it out of the 400.

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Use iSeries Navigator.
Right click on the selected spool report then click on Convert to PDF.
A popup window will appear, choose the radio button to email.
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in i6.1 (aka V6R1) you can do the following to create a PDF in an IFS Directory.
<pre>
OVRPRTF FILE(print-file) DEVTYPE(*AFPDS) WSCST(*PDF) +
TOSTMF(‘/usr/local/pdfs/my-pdf-file.pdf’)
CALL PGM(MYRPGPGM)
DLTOVR FILE(print-file)
</pre>

Your report is NOW a PDF ready for distribution
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