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Customer wants to enhance printer cover pages.
List of useable variables.
Customer wants to access values from the user address (like department,
room number) on the title page of a print job.
No online help, because the list is implemented in the C coding.
The following is a list of available cover pages text variables:
ANZAHL number of copies. (normal = 1)
ANGELEGT date and time of creation of spool request
BENUTZER user, who requested the output
DB name and server of database
DRUCKAUFTRAG number of output request (starting with 1
JOBNO for each spool request)
DRUCKER name of output device (from output request)
PRINTER (long device name (30 chars) as of release 4.5B)
DRUCKERSPRACHE printer language (configured in transaction SPAD)
DRUCKERTYP device type of output device
DSN 1st part of name of spool request
ERZEUGT date and time of request for output
EIGNER user, who created spool request (and wrote data)
EMPFAENGER user, who shall receive the paper
GEDRUCKT date and time of output processing
JOBSEITENZAHL number of pages in the output request
JOBPAGES (correct count)
LAUNCHED_UTC date and time of request for output in UTC
LETZTESEITE last page of output request (correct value
JOBLAST with kernel containing "spool patch collection 14")
MANDANT client of the output request
ORIGDEST name of the output device (from spool request
may be different to DEST if job is redirected)
Only short names supported here.
ORIGPRTYPE device type of ORIGDEST
PJENDPAGE End page of the output request (0=default,
may be larger than PAGES!!!)
PJSTRTPAGE Start page of the output request (0=default)
PJTELENUM Fax number of the output request
RECHNER computer, which does the output formatting
RQCLIENT client of the spool request
SAPREL R/3 release number
SEITENZAHL Number of pages of the spool request
SHORTNAME Short name for output device (as of release 4.5B)
SPOOLID spool request number
SPRACHE language of the document
STARTSEITE first page of output (1=default)
SUFFIX1 2nd part of name of spool request
SUFFIX2 3rd part of name of spool request
SYSTEM system name
TITEL title of spool request.
USR Variables of USR03 table (see printing documentation
for details. Please note that as of Release 4.6C, report
RSPOUSR03 has to be executed before these variables can
These variables can be used on the title page only.
In order to use these variables, copy an existing device type and add
the desired variable in the cover page action of format X_PAPER,
Description of problem
USR03, titlepage, rspovar