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AB1234 Output print DDNAME
SYSOUT=(E,,AL08), Print class and form name. This probably represents a specific printer loaded with a specific form (might be a certain size paper or might contain pre-printed information).
FCB=AL08, Forms Control Buffer. AL08 is a member in the 'SYS1.IMAGELIB' library that tells the printer how to move the paper along through the printer. It also indicates the Lines-Per-Inch (LPI).
CHARS=GS15, indicates what printer character set (i.e. font) to use. In this case, GS15 is a standard fixed-space font, Gothic Serif 15-pitch (15-characters per inch).
DCB=(RECFM=FBA,LRECL=88,BLKSIZE=0), RECFM=FBA (Fixed Block ANSI) indicates that the output contains ANSI printer-control characters.
MODIFY=AL08 is a Copy Modification Module member in 'SYS1.IMAGELIB'. MODIFY applies only for the 3800 Printing Subsystem Models 1 and 2 and the 3800 Printing Subsystem Models 3, 6, and 8 in compatibility mode. The module can specify the following:
Where and on which copies the data is to be printed.