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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IBM *AFPDS Spooled Files Go to HLD (Held) Status with Message CPI – United States

This is what you want. To change to binary, type the following: Select Option 22 Work with overlays. Press the Enter key.

Many government forms are available in PDF format online, and the overlay will be of much higher quality if printed through Adobe Acrobat Reader to the IBM AFP driver than if you scan in the form and print it as an image from an imaging application.

Traditional line-mode print applications compose a line at a time down the page typically continuous form pageswhereas AFP composes the entire page before printing. The size of the resulting AFP file depends on the quality and resolution of the input image. Provides diagnostic aids, which provide information that can be used for problem analysis. AFP applications allow users or print room operators to distribute print jobs among a group of printers and to designate backup printers when one fails.

The resulting AFP image will be the same size no matter what image type you start with. The purpose was to collaboratively develop color management support in the AFP architecture.


To begin the FTP, do the following:. Reports the status of a printer to the system operator.

Watson Product Search Search. AFP is an architecture-based system of hardware and software for creating, formatting, viewing, retrieving, igm, and distributing information using a wide variety of printer and display devices. On the iSeries, create a physical file to hold the AFP data: The first specifications and products go back to If the resulting data is truncated halfway across the page, try going to the Clip Limits of the AFP driver, select ‘Unprintable Area”, and set the left and right unprintable area to 0.

To better control your margins, you can click on Jbm Limits and change the default 0. Retrieved from ” https: Type the resource namewhich is the name you want to use for the overlay. Ensure that your Output afpde matches your desired output.

Advanced Function Presentation – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat This is called all points addressability. On the operating system command line, type the following: If printing from Adobe Reader, there is an “Advanced” button on the print dialog.

AFP was designed to make efficient use of storage, which is why it is still a popular format to manage high volumes of documents, such as in banking, telecommunication ibbm insurance companies. Overview of AFP printing 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.

JPEG images, while typically the most commonly used, are lossy image formats, meaning that they do not store an image precisely, but rather try to save space by grouping similarly colored areas of the image.


Picture editing ivm often do not have the layout options necessary to format a printout. Recent versions of the ubm may be called the Infoprint AFP printer driver.

On the next screen you will be prompted to select the Manufacturer and Printer driver name. None of the above, continue with my inm. This makes the file smaller, but of low quality when printed.

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.

Overview of AFP printing

In the bottom-right panel click on the import option for the resource type you wish to create Overlays or Page Segments. If you wish to create as high quality an image as possible, make your input image match the resolution of your AFP driver.

If you are creating a custom electronic form like a purchase order or invoice that is tailored for your business, you will want to use an application which lets you draw lines and boxes and include text. On the Print Test Page dialog box, select No.