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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IBM i: Example: Apply OVRPRTF with *PRTF
The program must be able to accommodate orprtf different characteristics of the orvprtf devices involved. You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands:. The system supplies three override functions: Here are my changes, please let me know what would cause 2 spool files to generate. You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands: It is all cleared up now, thanks again for the assistance.
Printer file as00 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.
For example, if 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. The job ending codes and their meanings are as follows: This use of overrides requires somewhat more foresight than the override applications listed above.
Here is my code and the job log: I have tried the ovrscope parms, I checked in debug that it was overriding before my call to the program. CL program override considerations Ovrprtv 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.
February 19th, For information about the special considerations that are required for overrides that change the file type or redirect files, see the Distributed data management topic.
Printer file overrides
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.
Overrides can be called from different levels programs calling another program. Override commands can be entered interactively from a display station or as part of a batch job. 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 az400 part of the original file definition. However it generates 2 spool files in the same outq. You can use overrides to change most, but not all, of the file attributes that are specified when the file is created. The override command tells the system which file to open and what its file attributes are.
I have tried this as a straight call in case that was an issue. 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.
Been playing with this all afternoon, any help would be appreciated.
The job ended after 1 routing steps with a secondary ending code of 0. I see my regular outq of SSPRT is designated in the call, but shouldn’t the ovprrtf do it’s job and point the output elsewhere? Regardless of how they are issued, overrides remain in effect only for the job, program, or sign on session in which they are issued. 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.
Refer to the command descriptions for more information. Examples of items where overrides can be used are:. 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 have no effect on other jobs that might be running at the same time. Changing the name of the file to be processed Indicating whether output is to be spooled Changing printer characteristics such as lines per inch and number of copies It is also possible to use overrides to direct a4s00 input or data that is sent to a device of a different type.
This article discusses overriding printer files.
The job had ending code 0. It is a new program off an existing menu.
Example: Apply OVRPRTF with *PRTF
Their principal value is in allowing you to use general purpose programs in a wider variety of circumstances. You might want to prevent the person or program that calls your program from changing the printer file names or parameters you have specified.
Today’s Posts Member List Calendar. This is because the override in the CL program is deleted when the CL program ends. Examples of items where overrides can be used are: Login or Sign Up. For example, sending data that is intended for a diskette to a printer instead. If you perform the override with the default override scope, the override is only valid within the same activation group.
An override is only active for the current sign on session.