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Output line widths for laser printers

Drew Dekreon
Drew Dekreon uses this chart so his output will fill the paper -- instead of the tiny print that *COR causes.

Note: This is formatted for fixed pitch.

CPI
Font #
Paper width = 8.5
Paper width =11
Paper width =14
5
244
42.5
55
70
10
11
85
110
140
12
85
102
132
168
13
204
110.5
143
182
15
230
127.5
165
210
17
252
144.5
187
238
20
281
170
220
280
27
290
229.5
297
378
* Outside print field limit

Drew Dekreon is a senior analyst/programmer who has worked with the iSeries for 18 years. He started with System/38.

Drew's advice for wotking with the iSeries: Learn SQL -- embedding it makes application maintenance a breeze, and gives you transferable job skills, embrace RPG IV. Even if you stay in the crtbndrpg environment the benefits are enormous.


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