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To print an image using a line thermal printer

I have a Citizen's Line Thermal printer. How can I use the commands: Esc *, GS *, GS /? What I want to do is to download an image on to the printer and print it. I tried with GS * as below
memcpy(tmp, "\x1D" "\x2A\x0F\x22");//width:15(0Fh),height:34(22h)

memcpy(tmp+4,(char *)img, 510);
memcpy(tmp+514, "\x0A",1);
Then send tmp to the printer thru' serial port
But don't know if the image was downloaded successfully
Then I used
strcpy(tmp2, "\x1D" "\x2F"); //GS / ( to print)
strcat(tmp2, "\x01");

And sent the command thru' serial port.
But the image is not printed.
Please help

Thanks,
Mary

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