|Choose AFP images output format from the Options|Configuration dialog (f8) then click the Options... button on the 'General' page, or
Choose AFP images format from the File|Export dialog (Ctrl E) – see AFP image file export – then click AFP options...
|Click Apply to accept the 'Options' page configuration.
EscapeE resumes displaying the 'General' page or
the Export dialog.
|Set up the FormDef (see Notes below) by:
|typing in the 'AFP Medium Map' name corresponding to the PCL Simplex and Duplex trays, or
|tick Generate formdefs automatically, then enter the number of the tray that you would like the AFP printer to use alongside each corresponding PCL tray number cited in the document. (The entry for tray 0 applies in the case where no PCL tray has been selected.)
In addition, when you have finished setting up the options, you may also choose to create a Shortcut icon that uses all the options you have set by clicking Shortcut... (see Shortcuts - the easy way to construct a command line) or click the Save button to retain these settings after you close the program.
AFP systems use a "FormDef" resource to process the datastream which EscapeE can generate automatically. The default set-up is a one-to-one mapping from the PCL tray number to the AFP tray number. Alternatively, Users may choose to construct the FormDef manually using Medium Map names and correlating them with the appropriate trays and 'plexing'. Note that medium maps have names of up to eight characters.
It is recommended that you use compression option CCITT group 4.
AFP image file export