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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Overrides have no effect on other jobs that might be running ovrprf the same time. The program must be able to accommodate the different characteristics of the two devices involved. 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? Their principal value is in allowing you to use general purpose programs in a wider variety of circumstances. 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.
You can ovr;rtf these file names or attributes of a specified file when you ovrlrtf a program or run a program. For more information, see the Work management topic collection in the Systems management category in the IBM i Information Center, http: You might want to prevent the person or program that calls your program from changing the printer file names or parameters you have specified.
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. If you perform the override with the default ovrprt scope, the override is only valid within the same activation group. February 19th, This is because the override in the CL program is deleted when the CL program ends.
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. I have tried the ovrscope parms, I checked in debug that it was overriding before my call to the program. I have tried this as a straight call in case that was an issue.
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 job had ending code 0. You can use overrides to change most, but not all, of the file attributes that are specified when the file is created. In some cases, you can specify attributes in overrides that are not part of the original file definition.
The system supplies three override functions: An override is only active for the current sign on session. 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.
IBM i: Example: Apply OVRPRTF with *PRTF
Refer to the command descriptions for more information. It is all cleared up now, thanks again for the assistance.
You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands:. However it generates 2 spool files in the same outq. This article discusses overriding printer files. It is also possible to use overrides to direct data input or data that is sent to a device of a different type.
It is a new program off an existing menu. Files are associated with an application program by the file names specified in the program when it is created. Examples of items where overrides aa400 be used are: Changing the name of the file to be processed Indicating whether output is to be spooled Changing printer characteristics such as lines per inch ovrrtf number of copies It is also possible to use overrides to direct data input or data that is sent to a device of ovrpetf different type.
Ovvrprtf of items where overrides can be used are:. The override command tells the system which file to open and what its file attributes are. Regardless of how they are issued, overrides remain in effect only for the job, program, or sign on session in which they are issued.
For example, sending data that is intended for a diskette to a printer instead. Override is valid for ovrprft current callstack. You can process override functions for files using the following CL commands: Overriding a file is different from changing a file in that an override does not ovrprhf change the attributes of a file.
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.
This use of overrides requires somewhat more foresight than the override applications listed above. 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. 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.
Login or Sign Up. Overrides ovr;rtf be called from different levels programs calling another program.
The job ended after 1 routing steps with a secondary ending code of 0. The job ending codes and their meanings are as follows: Been playing with this all afternoon, any help would be appreciated. Overrides are used to temporarily specify a different printer file or temporarily change some of the attributes of a file. Today’s Posts Member List Calendar. Override commands can be entered interactively from a display station or as part of a batch job. Here is my code and the job log: Here are my changes, please let me know what would cause 2 spool files to generate.