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Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

Hi there,
I'm wondering if anyone can help...

I'm trying to print a simple barcode label to the Zebra 90XiIII using VB but the labels keep coming out blank.
Should the code below work?


Printer.Font = Printer.Fonts(0)
Printer.Print titleTxt;
Printer.FontSize = 8
HFONT = Me.txtBarcode_READ
Printer.Print Spc(2); HFONT

RE: Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

see my FAQ
I found this to work best and can be used with VB or VBA

Use BarOne Lite from Zebra.com to create ZPL

DougP, MCP, A+

RE: Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

Hi again,
Yes i had tried your suggested approach as described in your FAQ.  However, i ran into difficulty because the "ZPL" outputted to the file did not look like the "ZPL" you described.  In particular, none of it was recognisable as text ... it seems to be in a binary (pixel coords) form of ZPL.  ZPL commands are still there but it is just followed by a load of hex.  The file can still be used to print using your copy command.
Is there anyway to force bar-one lite to print in the other form of ZPL?




RE: Printing barcode labels to Zebra 90XiIII in VB

It may be becasue you have one or more fonts that are Windows True Type fonts. The program translates thsoe fonts into binary and it is slower to print.
If you look carefully you will see only a few fonts that are native Zebra fonts in the Fonts list. You need to use these native fonts as you are creating a new entity.  You can also edit th eother text entities.
You will have to change all True Type fonts to Zebra native fonts and resize all the text items unfortunately, but it can be done.
Also if you have nay type of Image it will be binary too

DougP, MCP, A+

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