Hi Simon,

Thanks, I must have misread your first mail. I'll have a look at LPD.


Thanks

Adam





                    "Simon Coulter"
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Hello Adam,

You wrote:
>Thanks for the ideas. Unfortunately OS/2 is not an option; this user
>bringing in their own printer aside, we are bound by a corporate SOE.
Also,
>I believe the spool file is already in landscape, at least when you print
>it straight from the 400 to a LAN attached printer. In fact, setting up a
>remote outq straight to a printer produces the report pretty much
>perfectly, in landscape and 198 characters wide. It's just this user who
>needs to print to a locally attached rather than network printer.

I never suggested that you use OS/2 although as you say not being able to
is
unfortunate.  The main point you should have got from my earlier comment
was
the use of LPD on the system with the printer.  While OS/2 does have a
better TCP stack than windoze you should be able to get an LPD server for
the client's PC (possibly free, certainly cheap).  Install it and start it.
Then point an AS/400 remote output queue at the PC (via IP address or host
name) and specify LPT1 for the remote printer queue (you may also be able
to
specify a windoze spool queue).

>It seems to be the Client Access emulation session that changes it to
>portrait, and I can't see any way in Client Access to specify landscape.
>AFP viewer can switch between landscape/portrait, but I can't get it to
>print more than 132 wide.

I vaguely recall something about reducing the font size in the AFP viewer
to
see longer lines.

>Given that the spool file prints in landscape already to a network printer
>straight from the 400, am I likely to gain anything by changing the PAGRTT
>?

Perhaps the system is already rotating pages that are wider than the
printer
page size (i.e., *COR).  Check the definition of the printer file.

Regards,
Simon Coulter.


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