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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Displays printer or formqueue status. It takes the general form:
where options may be:
- n: Displays the specified Printer/Formqueue
- n-m: Displays a range of Printer/Formqueue from n to m inclusive
LISTPTR has a jCL output interface. The status of the requested printer/formqueues is written into the secondary input buffer, separated by spaces or attribute marks depending on the type of jCL program.
may yield something that looks like this:
PRINTER ASSIGNMENTS 14:20:13 1 APR 2018 PRINTER ----- FORMQ ----- PAGE STATUS DEVICE TYPE # NAME SKIP NT 0 STANDARD 1 KILLED PORT 1 SCREEN 1 STOPPED
The printer number is a reference to the Formqueue number. This number can be matched to Formqueues created with Formqueue name Fn, where n is the Form queue number. The page skip, status and device fields are as per SP-JOBS.
1134 1171 1 1 127 127 3
Shows typical output to the secondary input buffer of a jCL program where 1134 is the LISTPTR error message identifier. 1171 means that the printer/formqueue is inactive, the printer number is one, and the formqueue number is 1, 127 is reserved and 3 is the number of page skips.
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