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List of PCL simple escape sequences by DansDadUK
Posted: 9 Apr 08

The following table shows brief details of simple PCL escape sequences.

If the description of the sequence is prefixed with "*", this indicates that it is considered to be obsolete.

Simple sequences:

<Esc>1               *   Set Horizontal Tab At Current Column    
<Esc>2               *   Clear Horizontal Tab At Current Column  
<Esc>3               *   Clear All Horizontal Tabs               
<Esc>4               *   Set Left Margin At Current Position     
<Esc>5               *   Set Right Margin At Current Position    
<Esc>9                   Clear Horizontal Margins                
<Esc>=               *   Half Line Feed                          
<Esc>?               *   I/O Status Request                      
<Esc>E                   Printer Reset                           
<Esc>I               *   Horizontal Tabulation                   
<Esc>Y                   Display Functions - Enable              
<Esc>Z                   Display Functions - Disable             
<Esc>^               *   Primary Status Request                  
<Esc>n               *   Transfer To On-Line State               
<Esc>o               *   Transfer To Off-Line State              
<Esc>z                   Self Test          

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