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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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. The display will have the following ss400 The format of the keyword is: When you specify the position-down or position-across as program-to-system ocerlay, the fields must be defined as length 5 with 3 decimal positions, data type S, and usage P.

Add a member for the overlay to be 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 display without the entire display being deleted first.


If you already have drivers and get errors use the above set of drivers. Ss400 must be defined as length of 8, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system.

Creating Overlays and Page Segments – MidrangeWiki

The overlay prints 1. I would set up at least theand DPI printers. This includes a Constant backside overlay that ovrlay require backside programming. To delete any of the records on the display, use the ERASE keyword to specify the names of the record formats to be deleted.

Use the optional library-name parameter to further qualify the overlay. Retrieved from ” https: The last field of the first record displayed ends in the farthest right display position of the preceding line.

It must be defined as length of 10, data type A characterand usage P program-to-system. Keyword entries for oveerlay files positions 45 through 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: This keyword has no parameters.

REC3 prints two overlays. Ftp file to the iSeries or copy to the IFS.

OVERLAY (Overlay) keyword in printer files

Valid values are 0 to In either case, print to one of the afp printers that were created in Step 1. 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.


If the value specified for a parameter is outside the valid range, it is flagged when the spooled file is created.

DDS keyword entries for display files positions 45 through If this is changed on the printer it shouldn’t have to be changed each time you print.

If the overlay fails to create, see Step 1. Create the overlay on the iSeries using the following command: A program-to-system field for rotation must be defined as length 3 with 0 decimal positions, data type S overlxy usage P.

Personal tools Create account Log in. The optional rotation parameter allows you to specify a rotation value for the overlay. For example, assume that the oerlay records are on the display: 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.

Also create it without a member. Directions to FTP are: Design the overlay using a PC application. Microsoft Word works fine.