Yes, I have successfully printed barcodes on our laser printers via *AFDPS.
Just couldn't get it to work on the Printronix line dot matrix printer.

Rich


-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John
McKee
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:59 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Bar Codes on a Printronix P7220 Printer

I don't remember exactly how I did it now, but I was able to print barcodes
without IPDS. I >think< I had to add AFPDS to compile options for the
printer file. Worked on all priners using standard host print transform.
I might still have the printer file where I included compile options.

John McKee

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Charles Wilt <charles.wilt@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

Assuming the Printronix works like the IBM 6400 line printers...

I suspect that you'd need the IPDS option installed in the printer.

You'd have to have the printer defined as *IPDS via CRTDEVPRT
DEVD(MYPRT)
DEVCLS(*LAN) TYPE(*IPDS)

This means that you also have to have the _chargeable_ licence program
Print Services Facility (PSF) for IBM i. At 7.1 there are three versions:
LICPGM Option Description
5770-SS1 36 PSF for IBM i 1-55 IPM Printer Support
5770-SS1 37 PSF for IBM i 1-100 IPM Printer Support
5770-SS1 38 PSF for IBM i Any Speed Printer Support

Finally, a warning...printing barcodes significantly slowed down the
IBM
6400 line printer I tried them on.

If you don't already have the PSF LICPGM, you can install it as a
70-day trial to test before you pay for it.

Charles

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 7:19 AM, Paul Roy <paul.roy@xxxxxxx> wrote:

I do not know the P7220 but it looks like IPDS is an option on this
printer
(http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1019513)
so the configuration is not made throug the outq but need a device
description





From: "Rich Marion" <DPCMarion@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 19/11/2015 04:08
Subject: Bar Codes on a Printronix P7220 Printer
Sent by: "MIDRANGE-L" <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>



I have been trying to print a bar code using a Printronix P7220
printer
to
no avail.

My sample spool files print fine on our laser cut sheet printers
(bar coding included), but I need the spool file to print on the
Printronix.

I think it is just a configuration issue of the OutQ. Can anyone
help with the configuration setting to make it an IPDS or AFPDS type
printer?

Thanks
Rich


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