Settings - 5250 Printer Data Stream Page

Use the 5250 Printer Data Stream page to set how host printing commands, such as Hex data translation are interpreted.

If the Host Print Transform option was selected for this session, the options in this dialog box will be unavailable (dimmed).

Table 4-97 5250 Printer Data Stream Page Settings



Data Stream Translation

Displays options for handling host printing instructions.

Substitute ESC for Character

Enables substitution of the standard host escape character with a user-defined character.

Substitution Character

Lists possible character replacements for the host escape character.

Enable Hex Passthrough

Select to process the data stream from normal text to hexadecimal conversion.


Lists possible characters that signal the beginning and end of hexadecimal format data in the data stream.