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This document discusses an issue where *AFPDS spooled files go to HLD (Held) status with message CPI “Writer &1 cannot re-direct file. The Advance Function Presentation data stream is now an open architecture managed by the AFP Consortium. Replacement products, which. Receiving resources and AFPDS data sent to network files Specifying AFP resources Specifying a form definition

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AFP was originally developed by IBM as a general purpose document and information presentation architecture, originally called Advanced Function Afpxs. One of the more notable features of AFP printers is that output data can be placed at any addressable point on a page. Select Option 6 Print next to the page segment. For more information, please refer to the following documents: AFP was designed to make inm use of storage, which is why it is still a popular format to manage high volumes of documents, such as in banking, telecommunication and insurance companies.

The major concepts of object-driven structures, print integrity, resource management, and support for high print speeds have been preserved ever since. Traditional line-mode print applications compose a line at a time down the page typically continuous form pageswhereas AFP composes the entire page afpdds printing. This video shows the various steps involved with installing and configuring the AFP Printer driver, and shows how to create and test overlays.

You will be asked if you want this driver to be the Windows default printer. This article needs additional citations for verification. In the bottom-right imb click on the import option for the resource type you wish to create Overlays or Page Segments.

Document information More support for: APA gives AFP applications the freedom to create output anywhere on a page, as opposed to being limited to just line and character positions. Typically, full page editing applications like word processors are best at this.


None of the above, continue with my search. If you are designing a logo, keep the following in mind. Ivm Option 6 Print next to the overlay. On the next screen you will be prompted to select the Manufacturer and Printer driver name. It is a bidirectional format afpfs the software is constantly in control of the printer and knows at all times the status afpdx the pages sent to the printer, making it convenient for high volume production printers, that print pages or more within a minute.

IBM Creating AFP Resources Using the IBM AFP Printer Drivers – United States

If you wish to create as high quality an image as possible, make your input image match the resolution of your AFP driver. Browse for the source file name, which is the name of the file that you generated when you “printed” through the IBM AFP printer driver from your Windows application.

Recent versions of the driver may be called the Infoprint AFP printer driver. Automated transfer with AFP Manager 1. If a spooled file does not print due to a printer problem such as a paper jam, PSF retransmits the affected pages when the problem at the printer is corrected. The size of the resulting AFP file depends on the quality and resolution of the input image.

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Again, the Help text is very valuable for making clipping decisions. To begin the FTP, do the following: Picture editing applications often do not have the layout options necessary to format a printout.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. For more information on using the AFP printer driver to create color overlays, please refer to the following document: To change to the library where the physical file is in the operating system, type the following: In addition, PSF does the following: IBM i Print Software version: The output that is sent to the IBM AFP driver is dependant on your imaging application, so you may want to try printing from different applications to see how it looks.


Retrieved October 18, If you are creating an overlay that will printing on 8. If you select Off for this option, your printed output will probably not match your Windows application. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references. In AFP, page elements such as text, images, bar codes, page segments, and overlays, can be specified in any order at any position in the page.

Total membership has grown to over 35 companies and includes members wfpds all parts of the document-processing industry. Browse for the library where you want the resource stored. The Clip Limits are really specifying that the AFP driver is selectively choosing which portion of the printed document or image will be used as the page segment.

If you leave it at Document it will not work. AFP is an architecture-based system of hardware and software for creating, formatting, viewing, retrieving, printing, and distributing information using a wide variety of printer and display devices.

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Many of the page elements you can use with AFP are special objects called resources. You can cancel out and choose to install the drivers using the Selective Setup utility or downloaded from the following Rochester Support Center knowledgebase document. At the DOS prompt, type the following: Retrieved from ” https: The resulting AFP image will be the same size no matter what image type you start with.

The output queue prompt should be set to the name of an output queue where the spooled file is to afpdds created. If Print Text as Graphics is set to On, any text included in your overlay or Page Segment will be converted to an image.