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AFP Printer 2011 IPDS Technologies AG

AFP Printer 2011 IPDS Technologies AGAll rights reserved. No parts of this work may be reproduced in any form or by any means - graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems - without the written permission of the publisher. Products that are referred to in this document may be either trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners. The publisher and the author make no claim to these trademarks. While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this document, the publisher and the author assume no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of information contained in this document or from the use of programs and source code that may accompany it. In no event shall the publisher and the author be liable for any loss of profit or any other commercial damage caused or alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly by this document. Printed: March 2011 in Germany

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Table of ContentsForeword 6

Part I Introduction

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1 Overview ................................................................................................................................... 8What is AFP .......................................................................................................................................................... 9 What is AFP Architecture .......................................................................................................................................................... 10 What is AFPDS .......................................................................................................................................................... 11 Why use AFP .......................................................................................................................................................... 11

2 Features ................................................................................................................................... 12

Part II Installing

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1 Overview ................................................................................................................................... 15 2 Silent Install ................................................................................................................................... 15 3 Proxy Settings ................................................................................................................................... 16 4 Central Deployment ................................................................................................................................... 16

Part III Creating AFP

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1 Creating an overlay ................................................................................................................................... 19 2 Creating a document ................................................................................................................................... 20 3 Creating a page segment ................................................................................................................................... 22 4 Creating a medium overlay ................................................................................................................................... 25

Part IV Output Options

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1 Paper Size ................................................................................................................................... 28 2 Page ................................................................................................................................... 29 Orientation

Part V Clipping

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1 Clip Method ................................................................................................................................... 33 2 Clip Area ................................................................................................................................... 34 3 Medium Origin ................................................................................................................................... 35 4 Measurement ................................................................................................................................... 36

Part VI Image Options

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1 Color................................................................................................................................... 40 Options 2 Graphics Options ................................................................................................................................... 41 3 Grayscale Method ................................................................................................................................... 42 4 Compression Method ................................................................................................................................... 43 5 Intensity and Contrast ................................................................................................................................... 44

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Part VII Font Options

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1 EBCDIC ................................................................................................................................... 47 2 Use Text Rules ................................................................................................................................... 48 3 Maintain Text Order ................................................................................................................................... 49 4 Font Type ................................................................................................................................... 50 5 Text Support ................................................................................................................................... 51 6 Font Substitution ................................................................................................................................... 52For Font .......................................................................................................................................................... 53 Use AFP Character Set .......................................................................................................................................................... 54 TrueType Font Options .......................................................................................................................................................... 55

7 Code ................................................................................................................................... 56 Page 8 Output Fidelity ................................................................................................................................... 57

Part VIII Advanced Options

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1 Image Resolution ................................................................................................................................... 60 2 Print ................................................................................................................................... 61 text as image 3 Color................................................................................................................................... 62 Management 4 Compressed Images ................................................................................................................................... 62 5 Inline................................................................................................................................... 63 Form DefinitionDuplex Options .......................................................................................................................................................... 64 Finishing Options .......................................................................................................................................................... 64 Destination Bin Options .......................................................................................................................................................... 65 Medium Overlay Options .......................................................................................................................................................... 66 Form To Tray .......................................................................................................................................................... 66 Assignm ent Options

Part IX Viewing AFP Part X Purchase Part XI Registration Part XII Support Index

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1 IBM AFP Workbench Viewer ................................................................................................................................... 68

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Foreword

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Create AFP files with great ease!

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(C) Copyright 2010-2011 IPDS Technologies AG. All Rights Reserved

Designed for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Windows Server 2008/2003/2000. 1.1 OverviewThis User Guide describes how to create AFP document, overlay, medium overlay, and page segment by printing to the AFP Printer on the Microsoft Windows systems. It supplements the standard reference documents on AFP creation by 2011 IPDS Technologies AG

Introducti