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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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Examples of items where overrides can be used are:. However it generates 2 spool files in the same outq. You can override these file names or attributes of a specified file when you compile a program or run a program.

If you perform the override with the default override scope, the override is only valid within the same activation group. Override is valid for the current callstack. It is also possible to use overrides to direct data input or data that is sent to a device of a different type.

In some cases, you can specify attributes in overrides that are not part of the original file definition. You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands:. Overrides are used to temporarily specify a different printer file or temporarily change some of the attributes of a file.

Overrides can be called from different levels programs calling another program. Overrides are particularly useful for making minor changes to the way a pvrprtf functions or for selecting the data ovprrtf which it operates, without having to recompile the program.

IBM i: Printer file overrides

However, if a high-level language program calls a CL program that overrides a file, the override is deleted automatically when control returns to the high-level language program. For information about the ovfprtf considerations that are required for overrides that change the file type or redirect files, see the Distributed data management topic. You can use overrides to change most, but not all, of the file attributes that are specified when the file is created.


Today’s Posts Member List Calendar. You can process zs400 functions for files using the following CL commands: This is because the override in the CL program is deleted when the CL program ends.

I have tried the ovrscope parms, I checked in debug that it was overriding before my call to the program.

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. Login or Sign Up. February 19th, This use of overrides requires somewhat more foresight than the override applications listed above.

Changing the name of the file to be processed Indicating whether output is to be spooled Changing printer characteristics such as lines per qs400 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. For example, sending data that is intended for a diskette to a printer instead.

Overriding a file is different from changing a file in that an override does not permanently change the attributes of a file.

The override command tells the system which file to open and what its file attributes are. The program must be able to accommodate the different characteristics of the two devices involved.

The job ended after 1 routing steps with a secondary ending code ae400 0.

Overrides have no effect on other jobs that might be running at the same time. Their a4s00 value is in allowing you to use general purpose programs in a wider variety of circumstances. I see my regular outq of SSPRT is designated in the call, but shouldn’t the override do it’s job and point the output elsewhere? You might want to prevent the person or program that calls your program from changing the printer file names or parameters you have specified.


Examples of items where overrides can be used are: Here is my code ivrprtf the job log: This article discusses overriding printer files.

The job had ending code 0. For more information, see the Work management topic collection in the Systems management category in the IBM i Information Center, http: Override commands can be entered interactively from a display station or as part of a batch as00.

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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. Regardless of how they are issued, overrides remain in effect only for the job, program, or sign on session in which they are as4000. For example, a400 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.

It is a new program off an existing menu. Here are my changes, please let me know what would cause 2 spool files to generate. The job ending codes and their meanings are as follows: Files are associated with an application program by the file names specified in the program when ad400 is created.