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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Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line. Valid values are 0 to By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license and disclaimer information. It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees.

I would create one for each application or each DPI. Personal tools Create account Log in. Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through 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. Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. 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. 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.

Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code. If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers.

Create a PF on the iSeries. Retrieved from ” https: All records on the display with fields that partially or completely overlap fields in this record are deleted overay this record is displayed; all others remain on the display and are not changed in any way.

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.

AS Overlays – Printing with Overlays

REC3 prints two overlays. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted. It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. The display will have the following records: A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display. Design the overlay using a PC application. 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.


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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If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:.

The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay. If the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat. A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and usage P. In either case, print to one of the afp printers that a400 created in Step 1.

AS400 Overlays – Printing with Overlays

This keyword has no parameters. Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended. Add a member for the overlay to be created.: Microsoft Word works fine.

If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. The overlay prints 1. Directions to FTP are: I would set up at least theand DPI printers. The format of the keyword is:

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