Press enter again. You should be able to find it under OVRPRTF command. If the user data name is Documenting nested program structures on the AS/ I am currently running AS V, the printer is set up as a Does anyone know what I need to put in the ovrprtf command to get this to. Im getting this error message while doing OVRPRTF. Error message CPF AS/ · RPG/ Error RNQ · n internal system error.
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Here are my changes, please let me know what would cause 2 spool files to generate.
Overrides can be called from different ovrpdtf programs calling another program. An override is only active for the current sign on session. Examples of items where overrides can be used are:. Override is valid for the current callstack. The job ending codes and their meanings are as follows: Here is ogrprtf code and the job log: This article discusses overriding printer files. For more information, see the Work management topic collection in the Systems management category in the IBM i Information Center, http: Printer file overrides Overriding files printer files, display files, diskette files, database files, and tape files can be done by commands, from CL programs, or from high-level language programs.
The override command tells the system which as40 to open and what its file attributes are. Today’s Posts Member List Calendar.
You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands: CL program override considerations If a CL program overrides a file and then calls a high-level language program, the override remains in effect for the high-level language program. Files are associated with an application program by the file names specified in the program when it is created. Their principal ovrprf is in allowing you to use general purpose programs in a wider variety of circumstances. The program must be able to accommodate the different characteristics of the two devices involved.
IBM i: Example: Apply OVRPRTF with *PRTF
You might want to prevent the person or program that calls your program from changing the printer file names or parameters you have specified. The job zs400 after 1 routing steps with a secondary ending code ovrptrf 0.
I have tried the ovrscope parms, I checked in debug that it was overriding before my call to the program. The job had ending code 0. It is also possible to use overrides to direct data input or data that is sent to a device of a different type.
Overrides are particularly useful for making minor changes to the way a program functions or for selecting the data on which it operates, without having to recompile the program. For information about ass400 special considerations that are required for overrides that change the file type or redirect files, see the Distributed data management topic. The system supplies three override functions: For example, pvrprtf you override the number of copies specified in a printer file by requesting six copies instead of two, the file description for the printer file still specifies two copies, but six copies are printed.
You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands:.
Overriding files printer files, display files, diskette files, database files, and tape files can be done by commands, from CL programs, or from high-level language programs.
Overrides are used to temporarily specify a different printer file or temporarily change some of the attributes of a file.
Example: Apply OVRPRTF with *PRTF
However, if a high-level as40 program calls a CL program that overrides a file, the override is deleted automatically when control returns to the high-level language program. It is a new program off an existing menu.
Been playing with this all afternoon, any help would be appreciated. Regardless of how they are issued, overrides remain in effect only for the xs400, program, or sign on session in which they are issued.
You can use overrides to change most, but not all, of the file attributes that are specified when the file is created. February 19th, Login or Sign Up. Changing the name of the file to be processed Indicating whether output is to be spooled Changing printer ivrprtf such as lines per inch and number of copies It is also possible to use overrides to direct data input or data that is sent to a device of a different type.
Overrides have no effect on other jobs that might be running at the same time. Refer to the ovrptrf descriptions for more information. It is all cleared up now, thanks again for the assistance. I have tried this as a straight call in case that was an issue.
IBM i: Printer file overrides
Override commands can be entered interactively from a display station or as part of a batch job. Overriding a file is different from changing a file in that an override does not permanently change the attributes of a file. However it generates 2 kvrprtf files in the same outq. This is because the override in the CL program is deleted when the CL program ends.