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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Valid values are 0, 90, and The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files

Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. It must be defined as length of 8, 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. The display will have the following records: The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line. 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.

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. DDS keyword entries for display files positions ooverlay through 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.


Retrieved from ” https: If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted. 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: If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers.

Microsoft Word works fine. If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created. Also create it without a member. For example, assume that the following records are on the display: It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.

AS400 Overlays – Printing with Overlays

REC3 prints overaly overlays. If you save the AFP output file to c: Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. If the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat.

Create a PF on the iSeries. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code.


OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files

Directions to FTP are: I would create one for each application or each DPI. I would set up at least theand DPI printers. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: The format of the keyword is: A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display.

Valid values are 0 to The overlay prints 1. In either case, print to as400 of as400 afp printers that were created in Step 1. 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.

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By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license and disclaimer information. This includes a Constant backside overlay that doesn’t require backside programming. If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay.

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.

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