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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This includes a Constant backside overlay that doesn’t require backside programming.
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. Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted.
AS400 Overlays – Printing with Overlays
Directions to FTP are: Microsoft Word works fine. REC3 prints two overlays. The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees.
Create a PF on the iSeries. Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay. A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display.
The display will have the following records: When the beginning attribute character of a record overlaps the ending attribute character of a record already displayed, the attribute characters overlap each other in position 1 of a line. Otherwise, data on the display can oberlay lost if the file is suspended.
Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: A program-to-system zs400 for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and usage P. 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 you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code. By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license and disclaimer information.
Creating Overlays and Page Segments
Add a member for the overlay to be 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. The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line. This keyword has no parameters. 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.
If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created. The format of the keyword is: It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. The overlay prints 1.
Creating Overlays and Page Segments – MidrangeWiki
DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through I would set up at least theand DPI printers. Valid values are 0, 90, and If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. If an application uses private resources for example, fonts, page segments, overlays, overllay GDF files not distributed with the systembe aware of the following information.
It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. Also create it without a member. If you save the AFP output file to c: Personal tools Create account Log in. For example, assume that the following records are on the display: Design the overlay using a PC application.
OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files
Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through 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: Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS.
In either case, print to one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1. Retrieved from ” https: 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.
Valid values are 0 to