DynaPrint delivers simple controls for printing CICS screens. Users can print the exact contents of their 3270 screens on any CICS printer or high-speed system printer, and can customize page headers, banner pages, form feeds, scales, and blank-line suppression. Just press the print key to get an exact copy of the image on your screen at the printer of your choice.
- VSE/SP, VSE/ESA, OS/VS1, MVS/370, MVS/XA, MVS/ESA, OS/390, or z/OS.
- IBM 3270-type terminals or emulators.
- CICS 1.7 or greater.
- INQUIRE/SET support in your PPT.
- VSAM access for the definition file.
- VTAM or BTAM access for printers and video terminals.
- VSAM or BDAM access for the control file.
- If the control file works with BDAM, any IBM CKD-type disk device.
If the control file works with VSAM, any VSAM-compatible disk drive.
- DynaPrint functions properly in an MRO environment. Install it in each of your terminal-owning MRO regions.
- IBM terminals operating in model 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 mode can be used in any combination.
- Load the libraries from tape.
- Define files, programs, and transactions.
- Set CICS parameters and add to the startup JCL.
- Refresh CICS.
- Set the initial parameters for DynaPrint.
- Verify the installation.
- Customize the installation.
- CICS Assembler programs to define your environment and process your print requests.
- CICS transactions for users’ preference-setting and print requests.
- An Assembler program that can route screen images to the JES or POWER queue.
- A definition file, which stores system configuration and users’ print-formatting preferences.
- A control file, which stores users’ printer selections.
- An Assembler program to format and load the control file.
- An Assembler program that gives CICS applications access to the control file.
- A sample Assembler program that can be used to modify page headers.
- A sample Assembler program to provide a default printer selection and override users’ selections.
- Node Error Program (NEP) code for receiving screen prints while a VTAM terminal is engaged in a conversational transaction.
- Terminal Error Program (TEP) code for receiving screen prints from a BTAM terminal.