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PRTCPYSPL2      PRINT CPYSPL2                          TAASPNP

The  Print  CPYSPL2  command  provides  an   inverse  function  of  the
CPYSPLF2  TAA function.    CPYSPLF2 creates  a  data base  file  from a
spooled  input file with blank  lines and a new  page indication.  This
allows a  display of  the data  using  a program  rather than  DSPSPLF.
PRTCPYSPL2  reads the outfile  created by  CPYSPLF2 and  re-generates a
spooled file.

A typical CPYSPLF2 command would be:


The  spooled file PRTME  would be read  and written to  the PRINTP file
in LIB1.  You must first  create the TOFILE which should have the  same
length as the printer width (such as 132).

At some later point you can re-generate the spooled file by:


The CPYSPLF2  command does  not capture  any of  the attributes of  the
spooled  file  (such  as  CPI or  LPI).    PRTCPYSPL2  uses a  standard
printer file  TAAPRT1 in  TAATOOL  which may  not have  the  attributes
needed for your output.

TAAPRT1 was  created using  the default  values of CRTPRTF  such as  66
lines to the page, a printer width of 132, LPI = 6, CPI = 10, etc.

The  PRTCPYSPL2 program  issues  an  override to  TAAPRT1  with certain
parameters  specified.  The page size  width is determined by accessing
the record length of the file to be read.

                 PAGESIZE(*N nnn)
                 SPLFNAME(from the command parameter)

Because SECURE(*NO)  is specified,  you  may issue  an OVRPRTF  command
prior  to PRTCPYSPL2  to override  any of  the values  (including those
specified  within the  program).  Because  overrides merge  if they are
specified at different  program stack levels, you  can combine what  is
requested in the program with your own requirements.

For example, if you want 8 lines per inch, you would specify:

             OVRPRTF       FILE(TAAPRT1) LPI(8)
             PRTCPYSPL2    ...

If you  override a  value that  is specified  within the program,  your
value takes precedence.  For example,

             OVRPRTF       USRDTA(xxx)
             PRTCPYSPL2    ...

The  PRTCPYSPL2  program is  coded  to  allow up  to  378  bytes to  be
printed (the  largest  width  allowed  for spooled  output).    If  you
display the  spooled  file after  it is  created, you  will see  Record
Length  = 378.   The Page size  width value will  be set to  the record
length of the file that is read.

You  can override the  width if needed.   For example,  assume you used
CPYSPLF2 to  output to  a file with  a record  length of  132, but  the
data is  only 80 bytes  and the page  width when printed should  be 80.
You may issue an override such as:

             OVRPRTF       PAGESIZE(*N 80)
             PRTCPYSPL2    ...

You may also override to your own printer file such as:

             OVRPRTF       FILE(TAAPRT1) TOFILE(xxx)
             PRTCPYSPL2    ...

PRTCPYSPL2 escape messages you can monitor for

None.  Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

Command parameters                                    *CMD

   FILE          The  qualified name  of the file  to be  printed.  The
                 file must  have  been  created  by  the  CPYSPLF2  TAA
                 command or have identical data.

                 The library  defaults to  *LIBL.   A specific  library
                 or *CURLIB may be used.

   MBR           The  member of the  file to  be printed.   The default
                 is *FIRST.

   SPLFNAME      The name  of  the spooled  file  to be  output.    The
                 default is *FILE  meaning to use the name  assigned to
                 the FILE parameter.

   NEWPAGE       The value  that was specified on  CPYSPLF2 to indicate
                 a  new page.  This value  appears in positions 1-15 of
                 a record.  The  default value is **NEWPAGE**  which is
                 the default value used for CPYSPLF2.




The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     HLRMVMSG        HLL Remove message
     RTVDBFA         Retrieve data base file attributes
     SNDCOMPMSG      Send completion message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   PRTCPYSPL2    *CMD                   TAASPNP       QATTCMD
   TAASPNPC      *PGM       CLP         TAASPNPC      QATTCL
   TAASPNPR      *PGM       RPG         TAASPNPR      QATTRPG

Added to TAA Productivity tools March 15, 2003

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