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Printer Session Setup Dialog Box (5250 Printer Sessions)

Getting there

The options are:

Character translation

National character set

Determines how host characters (EBCDIC) are mapped to PC characters (ANSI). This setting should match the national character set used by your host system.

Transparent mode

Select this check box for printer-ready documents that require no page formatting. In Transparent mode, all page format settings (Characters per line and Lines per page) are ignored.

Bypass Windows print driver in transparent mode

Select to disable Windows handling of fonts, font size, font style, and lines-per-inch configuration while in Transparent mode.

Flush printing options

Flush when End of Job record received

Select if you want an in-progress print job to close if an end-of-job condition is sent from the host.

Host print timeout for flushing

Specify the number of seconds to wait after the host stops sending data to a printer session before forcing all pending printer output to the printer.

Form feed options

Emulate form feed with line feed

Select to have Reflection simulate a form feed by issuing line feeds until the end of the page is reached.

Send form feed at end of job

Select to send a form feed at the conclusion of host print jobs.


Font mapping (button)

Click to open the Fonts dialog box, from which you can map your local printer fonts to typestyle IDs used by a host.

Related Topics

Configure Printer Session Settings

Session Setup Dialog Box (5250 Printer Sessions)

Font Mapping (5250 Printer Sessions)

Fonts Dialog Box