DEFINE OUTPUT DESTINATION NETWORK Command

The DEFINE OUTPUT DESTINATION NETWORK command defines default settings for the specified network printer. The settings include:
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The DEFINE OUTPUT DESTINATION NETWORK command defines default settings for the specified network printer. The settings include:
Printing a header and trailer page
Width of the print line
Initial and final formfeed control
Maximum number of prints per transaction
These values override the actual printer settings.
Ideal for Datacom
supports network printers that are 328
x
compatible and that recognize the following printer control orders:
  • Forms Feed
    (FF) : X'0C'
  • Carriage Return
    (CR) : X'0D'
  • New Line
    (NL) : X'15'
  • End of Message
    (EM) : X'19'
For more information on FF opt and PERTASK
num
options, see the Managing and Administering Print Services.
This command has the following format:
                                        [WIDTH width ]                                         [HEADER opt  ] DEFINE OUTPUT DESTINATION NETWORK dest  [TRAILER opt ] ...                                         [FF opt      ]                                           [PERTASK num ] 
The syntax is positional. This allows you to specify multiple options, but you must specify them in the same order as shown in the previous display. For example, DEF OUT DEST NET xxxx HDR NO TRL NO is correct; but DEF OUT DEST NET xxxx TRL NO HDR NO results in a syntax error.
Operand Definitions
Operand
Description
dest
Printer destination name.
WIDTH
width
Width of the print line. For network printers the value can be 80-250. Specify 0 to reset the width to the default setting.
HEADER
opt
Defines whether a header page prints. Specify YES to print a header page and NO to not print a header page. (Default is YES).
TRAILER
opt
Defines whether a trailer page prints. Specify YES to print a trailer page and NO to not print a trailer page. (Default is YES).
FF
opt
(Network printer only) Controls the PSS-generated formfeeds at the beginning and end of an output.
YES
Issues formfeed at the start and end of print.
NO
Suppresses formfeeds.
HEADER
Issues formfeed at the start of print.
TRAILER
Issues formfeed at the end of print.
PERTASK
num
(Network printer only) Specifies the maximum number of outputs that can process during one print transaction for a specified printer.