The preprinted single sheet forms never line up correctly because of the top and bottom margins built into the printers. If you try to print an "X" in the preprinted box towards the top of the form, you might only hit half of the "X" in the middle of the form because the "X" either creeps up or down. What can I do to prevent this?
The reasons for eliminating preprinted forms and the headaches associated with them are numerous. I have done whole presentations on this topic at technical conferences. There are many packages on the market that do this, although I have a bias towards IBM Infoprint Designer. Once the forms and data mapping are done, everything runs natively on the iSeries -- no need to move data back and forth between the iSeries and a PC server.
Admittedly, IBM Infoprint Designer can be difficult for some people to learn, although anyone I've ever trained and worked with has had no trouble after training.
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