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Transferring spool files with variable fonts

Often reports/forms need to be produced using variable fonts. Read this tip for a simple solution.

On several occasions, reports/forms need to be produced using variable fonts. While transferring those spooled files with variable fonts from one system to another for printing, adequate care must be taken or some data might be lost. To overcome this problem, use the following technique in transferring those spooled files.

SNDNETSPLF FILE(somereport) TOUSRID(userid system) Job(jobname/user/jobno) SPLNBR(spoolfileno) DTAFMT(*ALLDATA). 

The main parameter to be noted here to accomplish the above is DTAFMT(*ALLDATA).

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