At 11:12 AM 9/25/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>>When using AFP objects like *PAGSEG or *OVERLAY, you use a PC to create the
>>>graphic, then you print through an AFP printer driver to a PC file.  You
>>>put that PC file in a /400 shared folder, then do a CPYFRMPCD to get it
into a
>>>physical file on the /400..
>>>THAT file MUST BE created LVLCHK(*NO) per IBM's instructions....
>>Can you point me at those instructions? I've done a little with AFP objects
>>and have not used LVLCHK(*NO), AFAIK..
>Sure thing!  Looking at the IBM manual (on the 3.7 CD-ROM) entitled
>AS/400 Guide to AFP and PSF (Document Number S544-5319-01),
>section 7.5.5, there's a section for uploading and compiling an

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Thanks for your speedy reply!

Are you doing much with AFP printing? We're in the midst of evaluating that
process, to replace, eventually, our homebrew PCL stream-building system.
We'd be using it in conjunction with Host Print Transform, to print to
HP-compatible (for now) printers and, eventually, native Lexmark, Epson,
etc. (maybe).

Our printing is expanding (in spite of ourselves, it seems, sometimes) into
a more modern era, including IP-addressed printers on networks or attached
to PC's, ASCII printers attached to dumb terminals (what we've had for
years), and ?????

I have questions, too, about fonts (AFP Fonts, Compatibility Fonts,
Sonorans and Beyond, etc.). My impression is that IBM's support for AFP on
the 400 is rather weak—there's no education, e.g.—only for mainframe users.
Am I missing something?

Thanks again

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480
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