• Subject: Re: AS400 spool trought the internet
  • From: Wayne Johnson <wjohnson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 12:50:42 -0400

At 05:46 PM 10/15/97 -0400, you wrote:

>       So far so good. But we need to print the order forms at the sales
>office. The company that sold the Inet solution did built a rexx program
>to convert a spool file to a web page, this way the user can use the
>print feature of the browser to print reports. But this solution have 2
>draw backs: Reports with more than 160 columns get truncated (they were
>truncated at 132, but playing with the font size, we managed that much)
>and when we want to print on preprinted forms (orders form ...) the CPI
>does not fit (we can not get exactly 15 cpi).
How about modifying the REXX program to create two versions of the report:
The HTML version for browsing, and a Downloadable version for printing.
The web version could even have a link to the downloadable file.

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