IBM i spool file graphical forms and distribution automation

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Formtastic enables you to create custom designed forms, cheques and barcode labels from IBM i spool files without the need for coding using a simple desktop-based interface designer. Formtastic extracts data from your spool files and inserts it into the custom forms. Graphical forms can then be automatically emailed, printed, faxed or stored on a network drive.

To tame unruly spool file and other database data formatting, Formtastic includes Formatter to ensure that only necessary information appears on your forms – and in the right place. An innovative spool file pre-processor, Formatter not only formats spool files it also enables data from other database files to be processed via advanced database queries.

A suite of pre-mapped overlays makes it even easier to use Formtastic. Simply insert your branding and other company details, preview on screen and even print test copies. Predefined templates are available for:

  • PeopleSoft
  • Infor XA ERP
  • Infor BPCS ERP
  • CommercialWare
  • B&L Information Systems
  • Mincron
  • Vormitagg
  • Application Plus
  • General forms for eBusiness (proprietary or home grown applications)
  • MICR cheque printing.

Formtastic Labels enables you to turn customer, supplier and prospect maintenance files into address labels for mailing. You can also create custom and industry standard bar code labels on laser and thermal transfer printers for distribution and inventory requirements. Formtastic converts IBM i variable data into over 25 different barcodes types, including:

  • UCC/EAN-128
  • UPC
  • AIAG
  • 3 of 9
  • Extended 3 of 9
  • PostNet, UPS, FEDEX, etc. compliant labels
  • RFID labels.
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