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I have a program in the as that when I print I would like to include an overlay with it. Right now we print out the overlay from the as then load the paper. overlay tool designed specifically for IBM and AFP printing. Other tools We are taking the PC image and sending it to the AS and storing the image data. OVERLAY keyword example in AS, how to overlay one record to another, use of OVERLAY keyword.

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Also create it without a member. Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. OVERLAY Overlay keyword for display files You use this record-level keyword to specify that the record format that you are defining should appear on the display without the entire display being deleted first. If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created. Most of the time the overlay fails to create because there is no data in the file bad ftp or the wrong driver was used.

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If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display. DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through In either case, print overaly one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1.

The following example illustrates the location of the overlay ws400 the previous DDS code. Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended. Valid values are 0, 90, and It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.


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You use this record-level keyword to specify that the record format that you are defining should appear on the display without the entire display being deleted first. When the beginning attribute character of a record overlaps the ending attribute character of a record already voerlay, the attribute characters overlap each other in position 1 of a line. This keyword has no parameters. For example, assume that the following records are on the display: I would set up at least theand DPI printers.

AS400 Overlays – Printing with Overlays

If the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat. The display will have the following records: The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay.

Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through Valid values are 0 to Design the overlay using a PC application. It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.

All records on the display with fields that partially or completely overlap fields in this record are deleted before this record is displayed; all others remain on the display and are not changed in any way. Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS.

REC3 prints two overlays. When you specify the position-down or position-across as program-to-system fields, the fields must be defined as length 5 with 3 decimal positions, data type S, and usage P.

I would create one for each application or each DPI. If an application uses private resources for example, fonts, page segments, overlays, or GDF files not distributed with the systembe aware of the following information.


To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted. Add a member for the overlay to be created.: Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: The last field of the first record overllay ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line.

Directions to FTP are: Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword for display files

If you save the AFP output file to c: Microsoft Word works fine. A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and as040 P. Create a PF on the iSeries. The format of the keyword is: This includes a Constant backside overlay that doesn’t require backside programming. The overlay prints 1. Personal tools Create account Log in. You can specify the library-name, overlay-name, position-down, position-across, and rotation parameters as constants, program-to-system fields, or a combination of both, as shown in the following examples: Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay.

If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers. If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print.

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