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Re: printed reports with font changes and logos, signatures, etc



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Joel,

Rather than assuming a any printer has a particular margin, set it the same on all with the CRTPRTF.
example: DEVTYPE(*AFPDS) PAGESIZE(51 134) CPI(13.3) OVRFLW(47) PAGRTT(90) FRONTMGN(.2 .2)
This article has some of the basics (which I know you are aware of)
http://www.itjungle.com/fhg/fhg050207-story02.html

But this article explains the way an overlay is created and why it can print within the margin.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas1f612a5be35f44fdf862565c2007cc346

(and finally, not to beat a dead horse, but IBM (and I do not speak for them) has at Common Conferences in the Q&A where several of us have pressed them about the printing issues, has also stated that, with development $$ allocation, they generally do not duplicate what the i-vendors have already supplied to the market (and this should make sense to your management) - and there are as prev mentioned several forms packages.

Jim Franz

----- Original Message ----- From: "Stone, Joel" <Joel.Stone@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:27 PM
Subject: RE: printed reports with font changes and logos, signatures, etc


Yes - agreed. But with the other OS's this stuff is all part of the development studio. No extra charge. And it works seamlessly.

Requiring an i-series add-on product from a different vendor than the OS to do something as commonplace as printing a report with various font sizes doesn't seem right. And mgmt has a tough time swallowing that.









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