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Nov 10, 2011 at 03:45 PM

Interactive form on Zebra Printer


I am having an issue printing a custom paper type to a zebra printer.

I'm trying to print a 3.5 x 3.5 inch label onto a zebra 6mplus (zpl 1 and zpl2 supported, 203dpi) printer. I have done the following:

1. In adobe lifecycle designer 9.0, I have modified the designer.xdc file to have the following entry:

<medium stock="3.5x3.5" short="252pt" long="252pt"/>

2. Defined a form using the new paper type 3.5x3.5

3. In SAP, copied the standard zpl203.xdc file, renamed it to z_zpl203.xdc and used program RSPO0022 to link the new file

to a new device type ZAZPL203. The modified xdc file has the following entry:

<!-- jsciacca 2011.11.08 3.5 x 3.5 START -->

<medium stock="3.5x3.5" short="252pt" long="252pt" imagingBBox="0pt,1pt,252pt,251pt"/>

<!-- jsciacca 2011.11.08 3.5 x 3.5 END -->

4. In spad I then changed our zebra printer to use the device type ZAZPL203.

When I print, either by testing the form or by using a program, the output appears to come in standard letter (8.5x11) format. Instead of 1 label, I'm getting a blank label, my desired content slightly shifted and then another blank label. If I look at the trace file and I can see that my xdc file is being considered.

Embedding file/stream: z_zpl203.xdc using ID: xdc0 MimeType: Description: Document Services XDC into PDF: /tmp/adobewa_CH9_96403050/DM6513754473347549726.dir/DM-6611375051718293888.tmp

No matter what I do, I can't seem to get the form to come in the format that I specify. Can anyone using interactive forms to Zebra printers offer any advice here?



Edited by: Joseph Sciacca on Nov 10, 2011 4:46 PM