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Navik (Programmer) (OP)
23 Apr 01 14:11
I wasn't sure if this was the right forum to post this, but here we go.

We've recently decided that we want to print our checks in their entirity so we don't need pre-printed forms.  I've gotten the overlays to work real slick, but I cannot seem to figure out how to get the MICR code to print (or even to specify that as a font).

I'd appreciate all input on this subject.
JohnBates (MIS)
5 Jun 01 9:59
Navik - I have printed some info in "micr" format on an AS400.

I used a font of "OCRA" if I remember correctly. This pronted characters that coiulf be read by an optical character reader (scanner). Is this what you need?

There are MANY fonts for OCR printing.  Lookup "Fonts"
in IBM's  AS400 documentation for a complete list.

hmmm...not many people use this discussion forum. Maybe you can find a better forum.

Hope this helps.  John

Navik (Programmer) (OP)
5 Jun 01 10:47

I appreciate your response.  This is how I tried it:

I set my PRTF like this:
  A          R CHECK                     FONT(OCRA)

I also tried:
  A            NUM1           6          POSITION(7 11)    
  A                                      FONT(OCRA)         

Neither seemed to work, I'm assuming I'm not formatting this correctly.  Is it possible you could copy how you did it?

Navik (Programmer) (OP)
5 Jun 01 10:48
(the 2nd example was properly aligned when I copied it, I'm not sure why it's not aligned correctly here.  Just letting you know that that wasn't the problem).
iSeriesCodePoet (Programmer)
13 Jun 01 15:10
A good place to ask for help is at They have many mailing lists with many experts.



Navik (Programmer) (OP)
13 Jun 01 15:57
I'll check that out.
Thanks a ton.


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