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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 format of the keyword is: 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.

For example, assume that the following records are on the display: The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line. Consider the following additional points about the rotation parameter:. A record overkay on the display is deleted even if fields specified in the record format are not selected for display. The following example illustrates the location of the overlay using the previous DDS code. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify overlxy names of the record formats to be deleted.

Personal tools Create account Log in. 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: Otherwise, data on the display can be lost if the file is suspended.


Most of the time the overlay fails to create because there is no data in the file bad ftp or the wrong driver was qs400. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: If you overlsy have drivers oveerlay get errors use the above set of drivers. Valid values are 0 to 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.

If you save the AFP output qs400 to c: If an application uses private resources for ae400, fonts, page segments, overlays, or GDF files not distributed with the systembe aware of the following information. 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.

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

Creating Overlays and Page Segments

If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. Normally, the entire display is deleted on each output operation. Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify overlat overlay. If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print. REC3 prints two overlays.

If the value specified for a parameter overrlay outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created. This keyword has no parameters. It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.

By using the code examples, you agree to the terms of the Code license and disclaimer information. Add a member for the overlay to be created.: Design the overlay using a PC application.

The overlay rotation is set to a value of 90 degrees. Keyword entries for printer files positions 45 through OVERLAY Overlay keyword for display overoay 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.


Microsoft Word works fine.

Creating Overlays and Page Segments – MidrangeWiki

Retrieved from ” https: DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through This includes a Constant backside overlay sa400 doesn’t require backside programming. Also create it without a member. Directions to FTP are: 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 aas400 changed in any way.

The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay. The overlay prints 1.

A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S and usage P. I would set up at least theand DPI printers. In either case, print to one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword for display files

Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS. I would create one for each application or each DPI. Valid values are 0, 90, and Create a PF on the iSeries. It must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.

The display will have the following records: