• Subject: Re: R: Help w/Text in Overlays made in Windows
  • From: Scott Klement <klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 17:12:56 -0500 (CDT)


Thanks for replying!   I actually tried this a little while ago, and
it worked.

thanks to everyone who responded!

On Sat, 14 Apr 2001, Marco Facchinetti wrote:

> Try this:
> Get the AFP printer properties, go to Font's tab and uncheck "Use sotitution
> table (or something like that, my one is in Italian)" anyway the first check
> box. If you want more information use the help over that check box.
> Hope it helps
> Marco
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Scott Klement <klemscot@klements.com>
> To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2001 9:13 AM
> Subject: Help w/Text in Overlays made in Windows
> >
> > I've been working on an overlay to replace a preprinted form.
> >
> > I created the overlay in Windows and print it to a file using the IBM AFP
> > driver that comes w/Client Access Express. I upload it to my AS/400, and
> > use CRTOVL to make an *OVL object.   This part works fine.
> >
> > When I print, it overlays the page with my overlay as expected.  Any
> > graphics/lines/etc on the overlay are printed as expected.
> >
> > The text, however, is gibberish.  It looks like maybe it's not being
> > converted from ASCII to EBCDIC!
> >
> > Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?  (or which step I'm missing?)
> > Or doesn't text work on an overlay?
> >
> > Is there a special codepage that I need to assign somewhere?  If so, where
> > do I set it?   What do I set it to (I'm in the USA, running the standard
> > EBCDIC on my AS/400 -- I believe thats codepage 37)
> >
> > Any ideas?

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