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IBM eServer iSeries Printing VI: Delivering the Output of e-business

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 23 May 2002, updated 16 May 2003

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ISBN-10: 0738423971
ISBN-13: 9780738423975
IBM Form #: SG24-6250-00

Authors: Jacques Hofstetter, Simon Hodkin and Mira Shnier

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    Following on from the successful IBM Redbooks publication "AS/400 Printing V", SG24-2160, this new printing book concentrates on products, methods, and techniques used in delivering the output required by IBM eServer iSeries e-business . It introduces and explains many new printing developments with OS/400 V5R1.

    In addition, this book offers detailed technical advice on using two of the most significant iSeries printing products for years: Infoprint Server for iSeries and Infoprint Designer for iSeries. Infoprint Server for iSeries extends the capabilities of the iSeries beyond printing, to further enable such e-business requirements as data stream and image transforms, spooled file indexing and segmentation, e-mail and Web-enabling. Infoprint Designer for iSeries provides the long-awaited, fully-graphical document composition interface to Advanced Function Presentation on the iSeries.

    This book will be of value to iSeries customers, IBM Business Partners, and IT specialists who want to learn about the wealth of new printing and output presentation functions available at OS/400 V5R1. It is the essential guide to delivering the output of e-business.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. iSeries printing software for creating, managing output

    Chapter 2. Advanced use of IBM Infoprint Designer for iSeries

    Chapter 3. OS/400 V5R1 printing enhancements

    Chapter 4. Using the Infoprint Server for iSeries PDF transform

    Chapter 5. Infoprint Server for iSeries - CRTAFPDTA

    Chapter 6. Image file transform

    Chapter 7. Converting PCL, PostScript, or PDF to AFP

    Chapter 8. PostScript to AFP using a different input paper tray

    Chapter 9. AFP Manager

    Chapter 10. PSF configuration object

    Chapter 11. Font Mapping Table

    Chapter 12. Using form definitions and page definitions

    Chapter 13. Printing from Java applications

    Chapter 14. End-to-end example

    Chapter 15. Print support in JDE OneWorld Xe

    Chapter 16. Using Content Manager OnDemand for iSeries

    Appendix A. Configuring LAN-attached printers

    Appendix B. Infoprint Designer for iSeries projects

    Appendix C. Extracting AFP Resource contents

    Appendix D. Output queue monitor

    Appendix E. Supplemental Infoprint Server information

    Appendix F. Matrices for choosing a software print solution


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