iFormBuilder Zebra Printing
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What is a ZPL file?
A ZPL file is the Zebra Programming Language which defines the format in which the printer will print out.
How do I print barcodes through a ZPL file?
In this section, we will discuss how to set up your ZPL file to print barcodes.
Please make sure you have set up your ZPL file.
To print a barcode, please follow the instructions below.
STEP 1. Click and add a Barcode Object onto the screen.
STEP 2. Double click on the Barcode to bring up the editing window.
STEP 3. Change Fixed Data to Variable Keyboard Input.
STEP 4. From the iFormBuilder Admin Portal, hover over the Forms tab and select Form Builder.
STEP 5. Copy the data column name of the element you'll be mapping into the Prompt Text field.
STEP 6. Paste the data column name into the Prompt Text field.
STEP 7. Click the Barcode tab and select the barcode type you want to use and click Apply.
STEP 8. To save your ZPL file, click the File drop-down.
STEP 9. Select Save As and click Browse.
STEP 10. Name your file and click Save.
PLEASE NOTE: You must remember this file name as it will be used for printing this ZPL file when using it with iForm.
After saving your ZPL file, you'll need to store it.
STEP 13. Click the File drop-down.
STEP 14. On the following screen, select Store.
STEP 15. Make sure Speed and Darkness are set.
STEP 16. Set Store Variant to Internal Flash.
STEP 17. Click Store to Printer.
The ZPL file is now stored on the printer for use.
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