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How do you test a ZPL code?


  1. Open a web browser and type in the printer’s full IP address in the navigation bar and hit enter.
  2. A list of files resident to the printer will appear.
  3. Choose the E memory device, enter a name for your label, and hit ‘Edit’.
  4. Enter your ZPL code and select the ‘preview’ button on the bottom.

How do I Preview ZPL?

By pressing F5 or clicking on Preview button, ZPL Designer will display the result of you ZPL code on a Preview tab. You will be able to zoom/unzoom, rotate or save the generated label as an image.

What are ZPL commands?

Zebra Programming Language (ZPL) is the command language used by all ZPL compatible printers. It is a command based language used by the printers as instructions to create the images printed on the labels. This article contains links to manuals, examples and specific information related to ZPL Commands.

What is Labelary?

Labelary is a digital label printing service that allows easy conversion of ZPL print language label templates into PNG images or PDF documents.

How do I generate a ZPL code?

UPDATE : (How to add local port on a driver)

  1. Go to Printer Properties.
  2. Click on the Ports tab.
  3. Click Add Port.
  4. Select Local Port and click New port.
  5. Enter a filename e.g. C:\output.zpl.
  6. Make sure it is checked in the ports list.
  7. Now all printing output should go to C:\output.zpl.

How do I install ZPL?

  1. Install the ZPL Printer app from the Chrome store.
  2. Run the app and make sure it’s toggled On.
  3. Open Printers & scanners or Devices & Printers in Control Panel.
  4. Add a printer. (
  5. Select “The printer I want wasn’t listed”
  6. Select Add a Local Printer.
  7. Create a new port – Standard TCP/IP.

What is Zebra SGD?

Zebra Set-Get-Do (SGD), Zebra ZPL, and JSON commands are used for direct printer communication as well as in some printer management payloads. Zebra printer commands can configure printer settings, check current printer settings, and trigger an action on a printer.

Can you convert PDF to ZPL?

Basically, you have to do these steps: Render a PDF file as a bitmap. Make it monochrome. Convert the bitmap into ASCII hexadecimal (as defined by ZPL)

What is ZPL format?

The Zebra Printer Language (ZPL) format is a full-featured printer language for producing labels that contain text, barcodes, lines and boxes, and graphics. When using a ZPL file as input, eFORMz reads in the individual elements on the label and converts them into the eFORMz proprietary device-independent format.

How do I convert a BarTender to ZPL?

BarTender Professional allows you to output a label design to a text file automatically generating the ZPL code for you. When you pop open the Print Dialogue box, File-> Print, click on Options, then tick the ‘Print to File’ checkbox. After you click on Print, you will be prompted to enter in a file name.