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SI37781 - OSP PRINTING WITH A LEGAL SIZE OVERLAY USING HOST PRINT TRAN

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Abstract

OSP PRINTING WITH A LEGAL SIZE OVERLAY USING HOST PRINT TRAN


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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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An overlay is created for a legal size form. It is all image
data. When printed to a printer configured to use host print
transform, it will hang. No errors can be found. The call stack
is sitting in QSPOPNWT.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE40891 :
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The overlay contains a 600-pel image that is 8200 columns wide.
The HPT image decompression code was compiled with a hard limit
of 8184 column.   When an image exceeds this maximum value, the
d
decompression code execute an exit() statement.   Such
statements are not monitored for by the HPT API.

While this limit was quite adequate in the past, the common use
of 600-pel images will cause it to be exceeded for large paper
sizes.   The limit should be extended to support 600-pel images
that extend up to 17 inches.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE40891 :
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Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE40891
Superseded by:......................
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................BASE


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Modified date:
14 April 2010