• Subject: Re: tn5250 0.15.7 problem?
  • From: "Jose S." <jsanchez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 18:17:21 -0800
  • Organization: I ain't got no stinkin' organization!

mmadore wrote:

> Hi,

Hello Mike,

> Normally, you want to use "scs2ascii | lpr".  Otherwise the scs control
> characters will be embedded in the print stream, and unless you have a
> printer that understands scs, you will not get the correct results.

Well, we did try the aforementioned command, but when we would try to print a 
132
column report, we would have to manually change the printer to compressed mode.
By using the -T switch and specifying (sp?) an *EPLX810, then we didn't have to
worry about manually changing to compress mode, as the command would translated
by the host. Of course, we still got embedded spaces throughout the report, and
some columns wouldn't align properly. We reproduced the same report, in case it
was a fluke happening, with the same results.

> Mike

Jose



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