OK this makes sense - thanks!

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Franz
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2012 4:12 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: printer file DDS - is it possible to use two UOM in the sameprinter file?

I would suggest you use the same position method for the box as with the
data in the box. Then you have complete control over positioning.
A R NRBOXADV1 BOX(10.40 0.70 12.60 3.15 *WIDE)
A @ADVSRV11 40 POSITION(10.66 0.80)
A @ADVSRV12 40 POSITION(10.90 0.80)
A @ADVSRV13 40 POSITION(11.14 0.80)
A @ADVSRV14 40 POSITION(11.38 0.80)
A @ADVSRV15 40 POSITION(11.62 0.80)
A @ADVSRV16 40 POSITION(11.86 0.80)
A @ADVSRV17 40 POSITION(12.00 0.80)
A @ADVSRV18 40 POSITION(12.24 0.80)
A @ADVSRV19 40 POSITION(12.48 0.80)
Jim Franz

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stone, Joel" <Joel.Stone@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2012 2:59 PM
Subject: printer file DDS - is it possible to use two UOM in the sameprinter

For example, inches AND row/column?

I am trying to convert an OVERLAY (which has only a few boxes) to a
printer file with the BOX command.

In the overlay, some items are positioned with row/column, while other
items are positioned using inches.

I would like to copy the overlay positions into the DDS positions using
the same measurements.

Can DDS handle both?

According to the manual, it appears no, but not sure.

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