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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 21, 2018

Printing from IBM i Access Client Solutions

Software: IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS)
Actor: User wants same printing behavior as IBM i Access for Windows (CA/400)

Customer is using Printing session from CA/400 for printing *SCS spool files to Epson dot matrix printer. Since CA/400 does not support Windows 10 and it will be EOS on April 30, 2019. Customer needs to use ACS instead.

Description: Customer use the options in the printer session from CA/400 to control Fonts, size, CPI, LPI, margins and orientation. They put below keywords in .ws files

ACS should support same setting and printing behavior.

Use Case:

User from remote branch used to use CA/400 to printing spool files to Epson dot matrix printer

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jan 4, 2019

    Thank you for submitting your Request For Enhancement. After evaluating your submission, the decision at this time is to not provide this support.