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I have Thermal Zebra Printer TLP2824, I have installed it and

After installation it works well with its Software Zebra Designer Pro but when I send the command from any text editor it does not work. Actually I need to print Barcode from my VB6 application.
Will somebody send me a sample code write in EPL1 or EPL


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The printer has firmware TLP2844-Z Zebra. This printer uses ZPL commands and not epl. ZebraDesigner can print to a file and have a format command.

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This is the sample EPL command.. There are 2 language used by zebra EPL and ZPL u can identify what language has your printer just look under the printer...
D8 S2 ZT JF I8,1
FK"FIXEDAT0" FS"FIXEDAT0" Q35,0 q719 B135,80,0,1,4,12,135,B,"Barcode" A14,290,0,4,2,3,N,"sample text" A406,303,0,4,1,2,N,"Sample Variable" FE

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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    msaa60 Dec 23, 2012

    what if i want to connect TLP2844 printer to a weight scale directly and i want to print a weight label can you send me the suitable command and also how i can downlode it into the printer



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SOURCE: I have Thermal Zebra Printer TLP2824, I have installed it and


free barcode font for programs. copy into c:/windows/fonts

it will install into that folder, and just select that font in VB6 application before printing

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