Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 13:33:05 -0500
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: couple of OS/390 ODS questions
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> 2. All of the documentation I've seen for creating a PDF file
> using ODS on OS/390 require the use of HFS directories to
> store the PDF files.
The reason that HFS are required is that is where the
EBCDIC to ASCII transformation takes place.
> Is it possible to (preferably) use a
> sequential file to store the PDF document, or failing that, a PDSE?
If you don't have access to an HFS drive
I am not aware of an MVS utility which will write ASCII
but that seems to me what you want
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
If you always try to be logical,
you probably won't ever have much sorrow,
or much fun.
-- Ashleigh Brilliant pot-shot #4438
> From: Sterling Price [mailto:Sterling.Price@WAL-MART.COM]
> 1. I'm trying to send an HTML file as an e-mail attachment.
> I'm not writing the HTML file to a PDSE or HFS directory,
> just to a regular sequential file. The file is being attached
> to the email message correctly, but appears garbled when I
> try to view it on a Windows system using Internet Explorer.
> The DCB settings for the HTML file on the mainframe are
> RECFM=VB,LRECL=8196,BLKSIZE=27998. I have also tried using
> the TRANTAB=ASCII option the ODS HTML statement, but it
> didn't make any difference. It seems like I have seen a
> workaround for this somewhere, but I can't remember if it was
> a SAS system option, ODS option, or some different DCB
> setting to use. Any ideas?