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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OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files

The overlay prints 1. Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line.

If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of ovverlay. Retrieved from ” https: Also create it without a member. The format of the keyword is: 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: Add a member for the overlay to be created.: This keyword has no parameters.

I would set up at least theand DPI printers. This includes a Constant backside overlay that doesn’t require backside programming. A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display.

If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is voerlay when the spooled file is created. Directions to FTP are: It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand overlqy P program-to-system. Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 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.


REC3 prints two overlays.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword for display files

It must be defined as length of 10, data ad400 A characterand usage P program-to-system. If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. 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.

By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license ovelay disclaimer information. Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay. OVERLAY Overlay keyword for display files You use this record-level keyword to specify that the record format that you are defining should appear oveerlay the display without the entire display being deleted first. I would create one for each application or each DPI. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code.

AS Overlays – Printing with Overlays

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. Valid values are 0, 90, and The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted.

Microsoft Word works fine. Normally, the entire aa400 is deleted on each output operation. In either case, print to one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1.


Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. The overlay rotation is set as4000 a value of 90 degrees. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: For example, assume that the following records are on the display: The display will have the following records: A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and usage P.

If the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat. Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended.

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. Design the overlay using a PC application. DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through Create a PF on the iSeries. If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1.

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. Valid values are 0 to Personal tools Create account Log in.

If you save the AFP output file to c: 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.

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