How Mainframe jcl o/p file has been converted to PDF format?

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How Mainframe jcl o/p file has been converted to PDF format?

Post by prakash.subramaniam » Thu Jul 09, 2009 7:10 pm

Hi all,
I got the new requirement. The Mainframe jcl output file should be converted to the PDF format. Kindly suggest some idea and give me the valuable inputs.

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Post by MrSpock » Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:06 am

- Use the SAS Output Descriptor System (ODS) PDF formatting option.

- Use txt2pdf (Text to PDF) from SANFACE software.

- Use the txt2pdf REXX exec from M Miller.

- Use the built-in facilities of a report distribution tool such as Mobius (aka CA View-Direct).

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Post by Anuj Dhawan » Sat Jul 11, 2009 10:35 am

Is this a "new process" for your system? Are not there some already established methods available?

If the answer for both the above question is "No" -- consider the suggestions from MrSpock. Still, suggest you get in contact with some "senior" at your shop -- I believe such a process should be there, already.

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