# jBASE Spooler Introduction

Updated: 10/23/2020, 1:48:27 PM
Created: 10/23/2020, 1:48:27 PM
Last Updated By: Mike Street
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Tags: spooler

# Description

The following commands are provided by the jBASE spooler, all menu options are also provided as separate executables for command line execution.

Command Description
SP-ASSIGN =F0 Assign to formqueue name F0
SP-ASSIGN F0 Assign to formqueue zero as queuename F0
SP-ASSIGN Q0 Assign to formqueue zero as queuename Q0
LISTPTR Display status of all printer numbers/queues.
LISTPEQS Display status of all print jobs
SP-JOBS Display status of all print jobs
SP-EDIT Edit print job for despooling
SP-OPEN Open print job
SP-CLOSE Close print job
SP-PURGE Clear jobs when all else fails
SP-STATUS Display status of all printer queues

A jspprint despooler dequeues print jobs from each assigned queuename.

The jBASE command jlp can also be used to print files directly or from stdin. e.g.

jlp FileName
echo Output | jlp
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Spooler information can also be obtained directly using the following jspstatus functions :

jspstatus 1 Display device information. Option (R displays real user ids )
jspstatus 2 Display print job information
jspstatus 3 Display assignment information
jspstatus 4 Display open job information

# UNIX

:SP-NEWTAB - Clear all spooler entries.
:REST-SPOOLER - Restart all spooler queues.
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# Windows

SP-NEWTAB - Clear all spooler entries.
REST-SPOOLER - Restart all spooler queues.
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