Using BestFit scaling with PC5250 printer sessions

Using Client Access printers and having trouble printing 198 columns on one page? This tip may help.

Using Client Access printers and having trouble printing 198 columns on one page? This tip may help. Navigate to C:Program FilesIBMClient AccessEmulatorPrivate and look for your "Printer.WS" file. This is the default location -- yours may be different. Right-click and use "Open With function" to open the file with Notepad. Do an edit search for "BestFit" if not found, insert the following. I usually add under the [5250] section.

BestFit=Y
Do a File Save and then open the printer session and give it a try.

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This was first published in March 2005

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