SDI TN3270 Print Problem

Dear friends,

We are currently connecting to IBM Mainframe using SDI TN3270 Terminal Emulation. Display is OK; however, when we want to use Print Session, the print-out misses some blank lines and some of the characters shift left so that it does not fit in to any form.  We checked all the session  definitions and applied the recommended settings. The printer prints correctly from any Windows applications. (Word, Excel etc.) The most strange thing is that when we use IBM PC3270 Terminal Emulation Program, it prints correctly! Our printer is Lexmark 2481 and the OS is XP SP2. We connect to IBM mainframe thru TCP/IP.

Any help welcomes to me.

Thanks in advance.

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What LU type (LU 1 or 3) does the SDI TN3270 printer emulator actually emulate?

What LU type is PCOM emulating?

Which version of SDI's emulator are you using?

How is the print formated?  Is it using standard ANSI control characters?  Sounds like something is eating the characters or not properly translating between 3278 printer and PC/LAN printer.
gkavogluAuthor Commented:

Sorry I'm new in this field. How can I find and determine the LU type, Control Characters etc. In SDI, I could not find any information about LU type.

The control characters that are used will be based on the MF application sending the print down.

I have never used SDI TN3270 client before, so I am not sure where to look in the documentation.

The MF people should be able to look at the printer when it is in session with it and see what LU type they are treating it as.

If both SDI and PCOM are being treated as the same LU type, then I would go to SDI to see if they have a know problem when emulating that LU type.

If SDI and PCOM are being treated as differnt LU types, I would check with SDI to see how you change what LU type is should be treated as.

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