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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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.

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. I would create one for each application or each DPI.

AS400 Overlays – Printing with Overlays

Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay. Personal tools Create account Log in. When you specify the position-down or position-across as program-to-system fields, the fields must be defined as length 5 with 3 pverlay positions, data type S, and usage P. Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. OVERLAY Overlay keyword for display files You use this record-level keyword to specify that the record format that you are defining should lverlay on the display without the entire display being deleted first.


The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position ovdrlay the preceding line. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: Valid values are 0 to DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through The display will have the following records: Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. If you save the As400 output file to c: Directions to FTP are: Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended.

To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted. As00 overlay prints 1. 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: 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 overlaay the afp printers that were created in Step 1. This keyword has no parameters.

AS Overlays – Printing with Overlays

Retrieved from ” https: The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for kverlay overlay. It must be defined as length of 10, data type 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.

The format of the keyword is: REC3 prints two overlays. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code. Add a member for the overlay to be created.: A record already on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display. Create a PF on the iSeries. For example, assume that the following records are on the display: This includes a Constant backside overlay that doesn’t require backside programming.


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.

I would set up at least theand DPI printers. 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. If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created. 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 the form is on paper you can scan the form using Acrobat. The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees. 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. Microsoft Word works fine. Also create it without a member.