Some fonts can be substituted by the printer. Consult the various printer reference guides for details. If the printer stops and the next record processed has a channel value forms-control number that is the same value as the line number the printer is on, the printer advances to that value line number on the next page. However, if the printer is positioned at the top of the page line number one and the channel value forms-control value is associated with line number one, the printer does not advance to a new a new page. This value is not allowed if the file was created on a system at an earlier release level than V2R3M0. For landscape paper on a printer, the rotation is counter-clockwise from the 0 degree rotation position upper right corner of the first edge loaded into the printer.

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April 30, Ted Holt. Here are four easy ways to add PDF generation to your programming. If you specify a directory, the system will invent a name for the generated stream file. If you specify a stream file name, that stream file must not exist at run time. By way of example, consider a simple report. First, create the printer to generate a PDF. This method is slightly longer. It requires you to copy the spooled file to a temporary database file, and from there to a stream file.

Notice the use of first-character forms control. The previous methods all produce PDFs that look like the reports. The program reads a database file into which a spooled file has been copied and writes to a stream file.

This version uses a printer control data structure to control spacing and skipping. There you have it. If you want to integrate PDF into your programming, you can easily do so. Transform Services. Post this story to del. Do you need area code information? Do you need ZIP Code information?

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Generating Adobe PDF Documents with Graphical Overlay on iBM i (Magic xpa 3.x)

The Override with Printer File OVRPRTF command is used to 1 override replace the file named in the program, 2 override certain parameters of a file that are used by the program, or 3 override the file named in the program and override certain parameters of the file processed. Parameters overridden by this command are specified in the file description, in the program, or in other file override commands that run in the following command. If a file named in the program is overridden, the name of that file is specified in the FILE parameter and the name of the overriding file the file processed is specified in the TOFILE parameter. Parameters not specified do not affect parameters specified in the file description, in the program, or in other file override commands run later. Note: Using this command does not cause a file to be overridden immediately. Information provided on this command is stored until the file is used, at which time the file is overridden.

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