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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 12, 2022

I Access Client solutions printer session - Print multiple copies

Currently, there is no way to have the printer sessions print more than one copy. On Windows 10, the printer session even ignores printer settings on the numbers of copies to print on all print jobs. So, there isn't even a way to force multiple copies to print through other means.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Oct 25, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions. The number of copies to print is controlled by the Copies attribute on the spooled file. This attribute can be changed using WRKSPLF with option 2 or by using the CHGSPLFA command. We do not plan on making changes to printer emulation to support printing multiple copies.

    IBM Power Systems Development