Is it possible to include a special character within a text sting output to an AFPDS print file? We have output the special character by using a symbol character set but it has to be output as an individual field and results are not perfect for different printers. Has anyone created a DDS Print file [...]
Answer Question | January 8, 2013 9:02 PM
AFPDS, AS/400, DDS, FNTCHRSET, PRTF
HELP!!! I am trying to print an electronic signature that is printer resident on an HP printer attached trough the LAN. I have the PCL Escape sequence from the manufacturer. So far, I have retrieved the WSCST source, modified it to include an INDFNTE tage with a unique font id (used to passs the PCL [...]
Answer Question | June 24, 2011 2:47 PM
AFPDS, AS/400 - DDS, AS/400 printing, DDS, iSeries V6R1
Is it possible and what is the easiest way to get an *AFPDS spool file to a remote non iSeries system to be printed. Other than as a PDF, I know that will work.
Answer Question | May 27, 2011 5:39 PM
AFPDS, AS/400 Spool Files, OS/400, Spool files
How to copy the spool file in AFPDS format to IFS stream as AFP?
Answer Question | August 16, 2010 5:18 AM
AFP, AFPDS, AS/400, AS/400 Spooled Files, IFS, Spool files
Is any possible way to convert a SCS spool entry into an AFPDS spool file with all the refernece fonts being embedded into .RSC file? And if is really the case, can we identify the fonts which is being used by SCS spool entry and export those fonts being used in other ways (e.g. exported [...]
Answer Question | June 24, 2010 9:06 AM
AFPDS, AS/400 fonts, AS/400 printing, AS/400 Spool Files
I have an *AFPDS spool file with a vertical barcode. The program and printer file have not changed and were working correctly previously. Data still prints correctly on a network printer, but the barcode is printed in an incorrect position (overlaying other data) when printed on an HP LaserJet 1100 printer connected to a PC workstation with [...]
Answer Question | April 27, 2010 2:35 PM
AFPDS, barcodes, HP LaserJet, IPDS printer, iSeries printer output, PCOMM, Personal Communications, RPGLE
I created an AFPDS printer file in DDS using the Goudy font, fgid 4919. This is a variable width font. I used the underline dds keyword and find that the underline extends beyond the printed characters. Is there a way to control the underline?
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 7:40 PM
AFPDS, AS/400, DDS Source, underline
When printing a *AFPDS spool file with an overlay, variable text data print differently than they display with the AFP Workbench Viewer and will not align properly. Overlay is fine, but text data is all over the page. Using Helvetica 9pt. and printing to a HP8150N printer. What am I missing?
Answer Question | July 15, 2009 9:45 PM
AFP, AFP Printing, AFP Workbench Viewer, AFPDS, iSeries, overlay
Hi Folks, Hopefully someone can help me. I am trying to implement the infoprint server to convert to PDF bring in a dynamic image with the AFPRSC and print to an infoprint printer. The conversion works nice and I can see the PDF in the IFS and it brings in the images in nicely however [...]
Answer Question | June 18, 2009 1:39 PM
AFPDS, AS/400 printing, InfoPrint Server, PDF
We use overlays with static images(logo), but I need to include a .bmp image into a spool file based on link data (on the iseries) that points to a .bmp file on the IFS. Really don’t want to recreate the wheel by making page segments out of these images (there are many of them), and [...]
Answer Question | April 1, 2009 6:52 PM
AFP, AFPDS, AS/400 printing, AS/400 Spooled Files, i5
Hi All, I’m having a problem using a printer resident font on an HP 8150 LaserJet printer. There are actually three printer resident fonts that I’m trying to use for a check printing process; a signature font, a secure digits font and the micr line font. I retrieved the PCL font list with their escape [...]
Answer Question | June 20, 2011 2:34 PM
AFPDS, escape codes, HP 8150, MICR, Overlays, PCL, Printer Resident Font, Printers
I’m attempting to replace the graphic in a pre-existing page segment. When using a program such as MS Paint to create the PC-based PSG file, what determines the placement of the graphic within the file? After uploading the PSG file and creating the page segment, I’m finding that the placement of the graphic is not [...]
Answer Question | January 22, 2009 12:41 PM
AFPDS, iSeries Page Segment Graphics, PSG File
I am attempting to eliminate several pre-printed forms by using AFPDS, however I am running into a problem printing images. I first encountered the problem in trying to shade boxes. After research revealed that box shading is actually an image, I tried adding our company logo, confirming that I am unable to print images using [...]
Answer Question | May 29, 2012 5:41 PM
AFPDS, iSeries, iSeries printing, PRTF, RPGLE, TCP/IP
I want to print my PRTF (*AFPDS) in Times New Roman font (size 10 or 12). I think I can do this by giving FNTCHRSET values while compiling my PRTF. I’m not able to find what values can be given for charater set and code page for Tiems new Roman. Pls suggest.
Answer Question | May 29, 2008 3:35 AM
AFPDS, AS/400 printing, Fonts, PRTF
Does anyone have a working example of the above? In my case the record format level keyword, PAGRTT(90) is not performed. Please HELP!!!
Answer Question | March 8, 2010 7:22 AM
AFP, AFPDS, Landscape, PAGRTT, Portrait
What do they mean when they say you must be ‘on the page boundary’ for this keyword (PAGRTT) to function? How can I check if I’m there or not? I would like to have one page in my printer file print portrait and the next in landscape, but PAGRTT doesn’t work.
Answer Question | January 7, 2011 7:34 PM
AFP, AFPDS, AS/400, AS/400 printing, iSeries, PAGRTT
I have a printer file devtype(*afpds) in which I would like to print one page in profile & then the next in landscape. I am trying to do this within the dds with different records. I create the prtf with PAGRTT(0). Then, in the dds on a given record format, I specify PAGRTT(90) to achieve [...]
Answer Question | January 18, 2008 12:30 PM
AFP, AFPDS, AS/400 printing, PAGRTT
We operate on a V5R2 release. IBM 9406 820 model. I want to transfer a RLU Printer File with AFPDS char to an excel spread sheet.
Answer Question | March 7, 2010 7:17 PM
AFPDS, Report Layout Utility, RLU, V5R2