CoolSpools Case Study – DiVal Safety Equipment

DiVal Safety Equipment is a large, US based distributor of safety and industrial products. They own and operate several offices and warehouses throughout the Eastern, Central & Southern United States.

How does DiVal use CoolSpools?

DiVal have hundreds of automated spool to PDF conversions for such things as emailing invoices, statements,…

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Published Date: 13th June 2016
Posted By: andrea
Category: Case Studies


CoolSpools Case Study – Bogod and Co (Bernina)

Established in 1895, Bogod & Company Ltd are importers and distributors of sewing machines and the UK representative of the high-end Bernina sewing machines of Switzerland and the iconic Singer sewing machines.

Bogod & Co originally used CoolSpools to create PDF files from AS400 Spool files using the splitting function….

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Published Date: 16th May 2016
Posted By: andrea
Category: Case Studies


Communication in the modern world – converting iSeries files to xml

Communication has always been key to development, strategy, progress and indeed survival, but in the modern world individuals and organisations alike often suffer from communication overload. That is why it is increasingly important that information is filtered and delivered…

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Published Date: 3rd November 2015
Posted By: andrea
Category: General, spooling
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TIPS and TRICKS – Zebra Formatting

Reading large amounts of data in an Excel worksheet can play tricks on the eyes and mistakes are more likely to occur. But, using conditional formatting within the CVTDBFXL and CVTDBFXLSX commands, allows you to add zebra formatting to make your data more readable.

 Product       …

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Published Date: 8th June 2015
Posted By: andrea
Category: General, Tips and Tricks


CoolSpools Converts i Series files to XML

XML files (eXtensible Markup Language) are now widely used to share information with many different types of computer systems, in a format which is usable on all of them. Many web services use XML, because it is a flexible and open method of exchanging data between a diverse range…

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Published Date: 16th February 2015
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Category: system i
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Do you wish you could convert your spooled files to PDF files?

Well the good news is that you can! CoolSpools (www.coolspools.com) was developed primarily to convert all system i series and AS400 series spooled files into a variety of more manageable and useable file formats, including PDF.

Wave goodbye to the mountain of paper…

There are still many organisations worldwide where…

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Published Date: 16th February 2015
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Category: AS400, spooling, system i
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CoolSpools – help save the environment, time and costs.

Surely these are common objectives for most global companies these days. At Ariadne, the well-established software expert, we have developed a piece of software that achieves all three of these aims in one. CoolSpools is a specialist product which converts IBM iSeries data into spreadsheets, emails and other more…

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Published Date: 24th November 2014
Posted By: admin
Category: General, IBM


Do you need to convert complex iSeries data into manageable PDF files?

Are you regularly faced with a mass of raw data, which needs interpretation, sorting and then filtering to the appropriate audiences?

Do you wish that you could easily pull together reports using different selections of the company data so you could send out regional or departmental specific information?

CoolSpools (www.coolspools.com)…

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Published Date: 24th November 2014
Posted By: admin
Category: General, system i


AS/400 Data Management with CoolSpools Software

Your business relies on the accurate communication of data and information. If you’re using an IBM System i (AS/400 or iSeries) environment, your spool files can provide all the accurate data you need – but manipulating the data into the right format can be a painstaking, time-consuming task.

But help…

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Published Date: 29th August 2014
Posted By: admin
Category: AS400, General


System i & Excel – A need not a want

Coolspools offers you a cost effective management tool kit for IBM system i giving you knowledge when it is needed. It quickly distributes information from the System i into a variety of different formats including Excel, XML and PDF’s. Coolspools runs solely on the System i and it does…

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Published Date: 23rd May 2014
Posted By: admin
Category: General, system i