What is ZPL II?

What is ZPL II?

Zebra Programming Language (ZPL) is a page description language from Zebra Technologies, used primarily for labeling applications. ZPL II is supported by some non-Zebra label printers.

What is ZPL used for?

ZPL is a print language used by many label printers. A print language is a set of commands that can be used to draw elements like text, shapes, barcodes and images, combine these elements, and finally print them.

How do you test a ZPL code?

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.

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 you use 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.

How do I open a ZPL 2 file?

zpl file. Click the “Open Data” button on the Viewer window to open the ZPL file. Select “From file” and click “OK” on the “Select” dialog box that appears. Now find the file you downloaded, select it, and click Open.

How do I extract a ZPL file?

What is a ZPL printer?

Resolution / Answer. 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.

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