S Command - Start Virtual Printer Session

Use this S command to reactivate a virtual printer for which an S command has been issued.
spool
Use this S command to reactivate a virtual printer for which an S command has been issued.
This command has the following syntax:
S,vpiname [,V]
  • vpiname
    Defines the name of the virtual printer to be reactivated. If a controlling application has been specified,
    Spool
    initiates a session between the virtual printer and the controlling application.
  • V
    allows the virtual printer name and the real printer name to be the same. The
    V
    operand indicates that the Start command is directed to the virtual printer and not the real printer.
    The
    V
    operand can be used if a VPSOPT=6 parameter is specified.
Examples
The following is an example of this command:
S,VDPTPRT1
This example starts virtual printer VDPTPRT1:
S,VDPTPRT1,V