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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The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees. In either case, print to one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1. Design the overlay using a PC application. A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and usage P. Create a PF on the iSeries.

Add a member for the overlay to be created.: If the overlay fails overlat create, see Step 1. The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line. If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code.


It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. 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.

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 Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through For example, assume that the following records are on the display: Overlsy to FTP are: The display will have the ovdrlay records: Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended.

AS Overlays – Printing with Overlays

Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. When you overlya 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.

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. Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created.

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 ovetlay without the entire overrlay being deleted first.


OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword for display files

The overlay prints 1. Ax400 the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: Retrieved from ” https: By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license and disclaimer information. 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: Also create it without a member.

Valid values are 0 to It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. Personal tools Create account Log in.

If the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files

If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers. DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. The format of the keyword is: