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iDocs for Windows is an experimental piece of Window software that strives to implement the ideas of iDocs for System i on the Windows platform. The core difference between them is that iDocs for Windows uses native Windows printing whereas iDocs for System i converses with printers using the HP Printer Command Language. Native Windows printing permits the use of any font installed on the pc, eliminating the distinction between printer resident and soft fonts, and output is possible to any installed printer driver.
iDocs for Windows requires
The core procedure to creating a check for form application are as follows:
All definitions and configuration other than the direct mapping are done through the iDocs for Windows Editor .
To monitor a directory and invoke a merge automatically, start the winiDocs engine by selecting Start Monitor from the Start/Programs menu. Use the Select button to load an engine definition created with the winIDocs Editor. Select the messaging level, and then click Start Engine. The monitor will run until OK is clicked. When not processing a new file in the directory, the engine monitor blocks - i.e. it consumes no CPU cycles while waiting. It does however occupy space in RAM.