Thanks for your reply William
I will pass this into the appropriate person
And thanks for offering to discuss this on a phone call
If the offer is still valid - I may take you up on it when I am not in conferences

Alan Shore
E-mail : ASHORE@xxxxxxxx
Phone [O] : (631) 200-5019
Phone [C] : (631) 880-8640
'If you're going through hell, keep going.'
Winston Churchill

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From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of wscott@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 9:26 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Printing the Euro symbol

Printing to your Canon printer from Windows proves nothing because the printer supports UFR II, PCL5e/6, Adobe Postscript 3, PDF and XPS.
Your V5R4 system is outputting PCL5e, so unless you generated PCL5e from Windows, your test was invalid.

I have most of the V5R4 manufactures type and models as both source object on a V6R1 When I have a hex 9F in an *SCS spool file and send it using a newer V5R4 WSCST, the generated PCL changes it to a hex 80 and I get a Euro symbol.
The PCL also selects a PCL symbol set of 19U which translates into Windows 3.1 Latin 1 (ANSI)

The best way to debug this would be take a look at the PCL. You can capture the PCL with a network trace or by using an outq on the i to LPR to itself or a windows box.
If you load a PCL5e driver on a windows box, you can retest the printer's ability to print the Euro. Then if your add LPR/LPD support to the windows side you can share out the printer.
The shared windows printer name becomes the queue name to send to from the i. Use whatever WSCST you wish to test.
Simply opening that print queue in windows, let's you pause it or under properties advanced options, "Keep printed documents"




With the window's queue either paused or set to Keep printed documents, send your test file.
Go to C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS and you should find a PCL version of your i Series spool file You can find your own PCL viewers/debuggers or send it to me since you are using a Canon printer.

If you wish to call to discuss, I'll be out of pocket for about an hour.


William Scott
Advisor, Solutions Engineering
Canon Solutions America, Inc.
5600 Broken Sound Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487 www.csa.canon.com wscott@xxxxxxxxxxxxx T 561.997.3256


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