I keep getting asked this question: If I generate a spool file with a bar code in it and I copy it to PDF will the bar code still display?
I wrote about copying spool files to PDF in the IFS in March 2014. What I am going to describe here is based on that post.
If the people who ask the question had read that post they would have discovered how simple this is.
Let me start with the externally described printer file, as I have not used Output specifications for prints in nigh on 30 years. The printer file’s definition only needs two lines: