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  • Date: Nov 04, 2015



Main spooling command for OM Plus.

dcclp [argument] file_name

UNIX and Windows

dcclp submits output jobs to destinations and changes output jobs after they are in the output queue.

[-d destination]: Desired destination, if not specified the default destination is used.

[-f form_id]: Changes the form ID.

[-F eform]: Designates an electronic form to be used with the request.

[-h]: Places a job on hold.

[-H hold/resume]: Holds a job or releases it from hold.

[-i request_id]: Selects a currently queued job by RID.

[-n copies]: Sets number of copies.

[-o option(s)]: Used for passing a variety of data to the program. Often used in custom solutions.

[-p print_control]: Changes the print control.

[-q priority]: Changes priority.

[-s]: Silent option. The command will put out no messages.

[-S character_set]: Specifies an optional character set to use. Not available on HP or AIX systems.

[-t title]: Changes title of the job.

[-T {graphics/simple/post/ postNR/ postDSC/pcl-1/pcl-2/pclxl/zpl}]: Specifies the file type for the output job. The default is for OM Plus to attempt to determine what type of file is being spooled. This can be overwritten by specifying the file type. See the File Types reference for more information.

[-W MM/DD/YY,HH:mm]: Future time for printing a job.

archive, arch, archk, archivek, archu, archiveu, archuk, archiveuk: Archives the request when it purges. u means uncompressed, k means keep regardless of retention time.

banner, ban: Prints banner before output.

continue: Restarts report at current page.

copybreak, cb: Form feeds between copies in a report.

dist=[file]: Select the .dst file to use for Report Distributor.

noarchive, noarch: Does not archive (default).

nobanner, nob, nb: Does not print banner.

nocb,noc,nocopybreak: No form feeds between copies in a report.

nofilebreak, nofb, nof, minusff: Turns of form feeds after each file.

nolfconv, nolfc: Does not do line feed to line feed carriage return conversion.

nopurge, nop: Job will not purge after completion.

purge: Deletes request after printed and purge time expires.

raw, -raw, r, -r: When printing in lpd/lpr mode this tells receiving end not to manipulate data.

restart=nnnnnnn[p]: Restarts at page nnnnnnn. If the [p] option is added to the end of the page number, OM Plus will attempt a printer level restart.

tran=afile: Tells OM Plus that the translate table file should be used.

ufilt=aprogram: Tells OM Plus that a program should be used as a userfilter program.

dcclp –d destination9 /usr/files/file4: Sends job to destination9.

dcclp –d destination2 –f checks /usr/files/file2: Allows desired standard form. May be a custom form created through OM Plus Administration or any form name. If not specified, the default form is used.

dcclp –d destination5 –h /usr/files/file9: Places the job currently printing on destination5 on hold.

dcclp –i RID0217 –f checks –d destination3 –n 3: Changes job 0217 output destination to destination3, changes the required form to checksand changes the number of copies to 3.

dcclp –d destination2 –o banner /usr/files/file2: Turns banner on for the print file.

dcclp –d destination4 –o nopurge /usr/files/file3: Turns off purge for this print job.

dcclp –d destination2 -p landscape /usr/files/file1: Sends the preload and optional postload file $LPHOME/prtcntl/landscape/;preload to the destination before the print request.

dcclp –d destination7 –q 1 /usr/files/file2: Changes priority to 1.

dcclp –d destination1 –s /usr/files/file10: Turns off the verbose information provided when the output job is submitted.

dcclp –d destination8 –t report6 /usr/files/file6: Changes the title of output job. The default is the file name or STDIN if piped into dcclp.

dcclp –d destination7 –T postDSC /usr/files/file2: Tells OM Plus that the file is a PostScript file that conforms to the Document Structuring Conventions (DSC).

dcclp –d destination9 –W 11/30/12,03:10 /usr/files/file4: Sets the job to print at 3:10 AM on the 30th of November 2012.

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