PS - Page Size for Natural Reports

This Natural profile and session parameter specifies the maximum number of lines per page to be used for Natural reports created with the DISPLAY or WRITE statement.

Possible settings 1 - 250 Maximum number of lines per page.

The physical page size is to be used.


  1. If PS=0 is specified for the first report to be output (Report 0), the physical-device page-size minus 1 will be used.
  2. If PS=0 is specified for Reports 1 - 31, this will cause automatic new-page processing to be inhibited, that is, no automatic page-break processing will be performed.
Default setting 0  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session yes  
Applicable statements


Applicable command GLOBALS  
Application programming interface USR1005N See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.


  1. When used as a profile parameter, the PS parameter is honored in batch mode only and defines the physical page size.
  2. In online mode, the physical page size is always set to the physical screen height.
  3. See also Page Size - PS Parameter in the Programming Guide.
  4. Under Natural Security, the setting of this parameter can be overridden by the Session Parameters option of the Library Profile.