To view a report in Production Reporting Viewer , the report must be in an SPF format. SPF files normally have an SPF or Snn extension. (You can rename the extension if desired.)
An SPF report is printer-independent (you can print the report on different printers, even if the report has a variety of fonts and graphics).
You cannot view an ordinary LIS report through Production Reporting Viewer. To create the report in SPF format so that you can view it, use the -KEEP or ‑NOLIS command-line flag in the Production Reporting language.
-KEEP creates an SPF file for each generated report.
-NOLIS prevents the creation of all Production Reporting output file types. SPF output is created instead.
Specify Production Reporting command-line flags as follows: