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Using Stored Information

Several types of stored information are used when printing data on an Advanced Function Printers. For example, your company logo often appears in your printed output. You can code this logo one time, and then store it in a library where it is available to any authorized person.

IBM(R) Advanced Function Printers use information from resource libraries. A resource is a collection of stored data that can be used in a printing job. Some resource libraries contain control information that converts data from line printing to page printing. Examples of this type of library include:

Other resource libraries contain information that the program uses to compose pages. Examples of this type of library include:

Although IBM provides some of these resources for common uses, Advanced Function Presentation(TM) licensed programs enable your company to customize its own resources. See IBM Advanced Function Presentation Software for more information about these programs.