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Printers and Batch Processing
This chapter describes how to set up and use printers and batch processes.
Introduction
Explains how local printers are used with reports, inquiries, and browses and how to use the Printer Management menu to set up printers.
Defining Printer Types
Explains how to use Printer Type Maintenance (36.13.1).
Setting Up Printers
Explains how to use Printer Setup Maintenance (36.13.2) and define a printer for use with other interfaces.
Setting Default Printers
Explains how use Printer Default Maintenance (36.13.4).
Defining Document Formats
Explains how to specify document formats by creating a Progress program.
Running Batch Processes
Explains how to define batch IDs, review batch jobs, process batch requests, and invoke batch processing from CIM.
Introduction
You can send reports, inquiries, and browses to a variety of printers—both local and network. The Printer Management menu contains programs for setting up system printers and default printers by user or group. Printers apply to all domains in a database.
The Batch Processing menu includes programs for creating batch print requests. You can edit and process batch jobs from multiple domains without having to switch the current working domain.