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How to NDM a PDF format Mainframe dataset

 
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achittu

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 10:20 pm    Post subject: How to NDM a PDF format Mainframe dataset
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Hi,

I get a PS file onto Mainframe from other system. This file is PDF converted mainframe file(when I open the mainframe file I see the data is compressed). Now all I need to do is NDM this file to Windows. It should copy as a PDF document on the windows.

Now using NDM I am able to transfer the file to windows and it shows as PDF doc but when they try opening it using Adoe reader it says invalid format.

I am currently using the option : DATATYPE(TEXT) XLATE(YES)

Is there any kind of setting I need to change before I do NDM of the file ?
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 10:52 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you use BINARY rather than TEXT. . .

A PDF file is not text. . .
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:24 pm    Post subject:
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A PDF file is not text. . .
and it is not compressed -- I suspect you saw the binary data and thought it was compressed.
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Craq Giegerich

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:54 pm    Post subject:
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What format was used to transfer the file to the mainframe? Binary I hope?
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achittu

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to NDM a PDF format Mainframe dataset
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I do not know the format that was used to send to mainframe, but when I do an FTP from mainframe to my desktop PC by unchecking the option ASCII/EBCDIC to it works only in NDM it does not seem to be working

I have tried all the following options :

DATATYPE(TEXT) XLATE(YES)
DATATYPE(BINARY) XLATE(YES)
DATATYPE(TEXT) XLATE(NO)
DATATYPE(BINARY) XLATE(NO)

None of them seem to be working

Also my input file is VB file, so is there any setting in NDM specific to VB files ?
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superk

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 12:56 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to NDM a PDF format Mainframe dataset
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My gut feeling is that your SYSOPTS should be:

DATATYPE(BINARY) XLATE(NO) STRIP.BLANKS(NO)
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