chars

Identifies from zero to four coded fonts used to print line-data and SAP ABAP data documents.

Coded fonts are character set and code page pairs. Coded font names begin with a two-character prefix (X0 or XZ), followed by up to four alphanumeric characters. X042B2 is an example of a coded font name.

GUI label

Fonts

DSS

PSF, Email, InfoPrint 2000

Type

Resettable, multi-valued, per-document

Allowed Values

You can enter a text string that contains the name or global ID of the fonts. The name of each font can be one to four characters long. Omit the two-character prefix from the coded font name or the alternate coded font name.

For the names of coded fonts, see Font Summary.

If you specify more than one coded font on the command line, separate the font names by spaces and surround the attribute and value with double quotation marks, for example:

"chars=GT10 GT12"

If you specify more than one coded font in the InfoPrint Manager Administration GUI, separate the font names by commas, for example:

GT10,GT12

Default Value

No default value

Usage Guidelines

  • This attribute is valid only for line-data and SAP ABAP data documents.
  • This attribute ignores the SAP OTF document format.
  • This attribute is not valid for any other document format.
  • If the page definition does not identify fonts, you must specify fonts with this attribute to print in more than one font.
  • If you specify more than one coded font with the chars attribute, the file must contain table reference characters and you must specify the table-reference-characters attribute value as true.
  • InfoPrint uses this attribute only if the page definition specifies no coded fonts. If you specify fonts with this attribute and the page definition also specifies fonts, InfoPrint uses the fonts named in the page definition.