Dear Scoot,

However, all the report are English only and does not contain any DBCS. Any
work around?

Regards,
Chris Lee

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Klement [mailto:klemscot@klements.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 14, 2003 3:00 PM
> To: Linux 5250 Development Project
> Subject: RE: [LINUX5250] scs2pdf produce unreadable pdf
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> The error that you're getting is that the printer does not 
> support the IGC
> features.   The TN5250 project does not (yet) have support for the
> ideographic operations, or DBCS in general... sorry.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Chris Lee wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for your reply, however, when I try to print it, it 
> show follow msg
> > on AS/400
> >
> > lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRTASC trace=/tmp/lp5250d.log
> > outputcommand='scs2pdf>/tmp/scs$$.pdf' 10.1.10.228
> >
> >                          Additional Message Information
> >
> >
> >
> >  Message ID . . . . . . :   CPA3303       Severity . . . . 
> . . . :   99
> >
> >  Message type . . . . . :   Inquiry
> >
> >  Date sent  . . . . . . :   02/14/03      Time sent  . . . . . . :
> > 11:15:46
> >
> >
> >  Message . . . . :   Attributes of file AC0730C not 
> supported for device
> >
> >    PRTASC. (C G H)
> >
> >  Cause . . . . . :   Writer PRTASC found attributes of file 
> AC0730C number 1
> >
> >    job 697169/CCHMISKK2/AC0730C on output queue PRTASC in 
> library QUSRSYS
> > that
> >    are not supported for device PRTASC. The error code, or 
> codes, are 5.
> > The
> >    error codes and their meaning are as follows:
> >
> >      1 - Page size of file not supported on device.
> >
> >      2 - Device type of file not supported on device.
> >
> >      3 - Lines per inch (LPI) of file not supported on device.
> >
> >      4 - Special device requirements of file not supported 
> on device.
> >
> >      5 - IGC data (IGCDTA), IGC character rotation (IGCCHRRTT), IGC
> > characters
> >
> > More...
> >  Type reply below, then press Enter.
> >
> >
> > If a reply "g" and release the print job, the scs2pdf 
> process at RedHat
> > Linux box seems hang up and only produce 0 byte PDF file.
> >
> > # ps -ax
> > 16562 ?        S      0:00 lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRTASC 
> trace=/tmp/lp5250d.log
> > out
> > 16576 ?        S      0:00 sh -c scs2pdf>/tmp/scs$$.pdf
> > 16577 ?        S      0:00 scs2pdf
> >
> > # ls -l
> > -rw-------    1 root     root        17979 Feb 14 11:15 lp5250d.log
> > -rw-rw-rw-    1 root     root            0 Feb 14 11:15 
> scs16576.pdf <- Zero
> > byte
> >
> > I can see the report at lp5250d.log, so it may the problem 
> of scs2pdf..
> >
> > Regards,
> > Chris Lee
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Scott Klement [mailto:klemscot@klements.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 3:07 PM
> > > To: Linux 5250 Development Project
> > > Subject: Re: [LINUX5250] scs2pdf produce unreadable pdf
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > When you set your system up to use host print transform
> > > (i.e., when you
> > > supply the env.IBMMFRTYPMDL parameter to lp5250d) you are 
> telling the
> > > AS/400 that it should handle all of the transformations, 
> rather than
> > > letting the emulation software do it.
> > >
> > > This means that the AS/400 is sending codes to scs2pdf that
> > > say "this data
> > > is already in the correct format!  Don't change it!"
> > >
> > > Try something like this instead:
> > >
> > > lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRTASC
> > > outputcommand='scs2pdf>/tmp/scs$$.pdf' 10.1.10.228
> > >
> > > (As you see, I've omitted all of the MFRTYPMDL / WSCST
> > > parameters) what
> > > should happen in that circumstance is that the AS/400 will
> > > send the data
> > > in SCS format for the IBM 3812 printer.    scs2pdf 
> understands that
> > > format, and will translate it to PDF.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, Chris Lee wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I tried to create PDF from AS/400 spool file, by issue the
> > > following command
> > > > at RedHat Linux 8.0 box.
> > > >
> > > > lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRTASC env.IBMMFRTYPMDL=*WSCST
> > > > env.IBMWSCSTNAME=QWPDEFAULT env.IBMWSCSTLIB=*LIBL
> > > trace=/tmp/lp5250d.log
> > > > outputcommand='scs2pdf>/tmp/scs$$.pdf' 10.1.10.228
> > > >
> > > > However, the PDF file cannot open by Acrobat Reader and I
> > > found control code
> > > > on remain on the report (e.g. ^M^L^M^M).
> > > >
> > > > Did I set MFRTYPMDL parameters wrong?
> > > >
> > >
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