shift-out-shift-in

Specifies the printer scanning modes used when processing EBCDIC line-data that prints with either a single-byte or a double-byte font.

GUI label

Shift-out shift-in processing

DSS

PSF, Email, InfoPrint 2000

Type

Resettable, single-valued, per-document

Allowed Values

You can enter an 8-character alphanumeric string, which is passed to all ACIF user exits, or one of these fixed values:

Fixed Value Explanation
one The line2afp transform uses a value of SOSI1 for the prmode= parameter. It converts each shift-out, shift-in code to a blank and a Set Coded Font Local text control.
two The line2afp transform uses a value of SOSI2 for the prmode= parameter. It converts each shift-out, shift-in code to a Set Coded Font Local text control.

See line2afp command: transforms traditional line data and ASCII data to AFP for more information about the prmode= parameter of the line2afp transform. See AFP Conversion and Indexing Facility: User's Guide for information about ACIF user exits.

Default Value

No default value

Usage Guidelines

  • This attribute is valid only for line-data documents.
  • For the shift-in, shift-out process to work correctly, two coded fonts must be specified by the chars attribute or the page definition. The first must be a single-byte font and the second must be a double-byte font.