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Weird Codes Recently whenever I try to print UPC labels from my printer I get the following codes and then the printer does not stop printing unless I open it or turn it off. The codes look exactly like this: ZT JF N GW08,141,29,470 I have uninstalled and re-installed the printer to no avail. Does anyone know the solution to this problem or what this problem is? Thank you!

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Re: Weird Codes

Your printer is in line mode, you need to set it back to pagemode.

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