We had this problem also. Per Support Line, LPR/LPD does not support page
ranges. There is a PTF available which allows you to reference the remote
printer via device description rather than outq (which I assume is how
you're printing to the remote printer now), and provides support for page
ranges. The PTF is SF38640. I can fax you the available info if you're
interested. The only restriction is that the remote printer must support
the PCL/PJL printer language. I'm not sure whether your Lexmark will.


Jeff Velten, Operations Analyst
IBM Certified Specialist - AS/400 Client Access
The AT-A-GLANCE Group -
Phone: (607) 563-9411 x679
Fax: (607) 563-8811

Please respond to
 cc:      (bcc: Jeff Velten/Sidney/AT-A-GLANCE)               
 Subject: Lexmark Optra 1620 Printing off the AS/400          

I have a Lexmark printer Optra 1620 printing off the network and the
as/400 via tcp/ip.  It seems when printing a report from the as/400
and you only want to print a range of pages say pages 1-5 of a 20
page report the printer will print the entire report anyway.  Is
this a limitation of the printer or am I doing something wrong.  I
also bought a duplex unit for the printer and that works printing
duplex from the as/400 (I haven't tried printing a range of pages
Also, I have some labels that are designed in AFP. These labels do
not print correctly on this printer either.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Kim Lykins
Company: Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.
Phone: 1-330-425-3555
Fax: 1-330-425-4607
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