Printing the Maxi Code using Fixed and Variable Data Fields

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How to print a Maxi Code barcode using EPL2 with variable data fields.


Details

As a fixed field samples

*** This is a fixed Maxi Code printing through the image buffer. ***
N
b20,100,M,"001,840,93012,8706,[)> 01 96 1Z12345675 UPSN 12345E 089 1234567890 1/1 10 N 1001 FLYNN ROAD CAMARILLO CA "
P1

GS, RS, and  EOT characters need to be inserted into the code. The sample below shows an EPL2 format with the positions for these characters.

N
b20,100,M,"001,840,93012,8706,[)><RS>01<GS>96<GS>1Z12345675<GS>UPSN<GS>12345E 089<GS>1234567890<GS>1/1<GS>10<GS>N<GS>1001 FLYNN ROAD CAMARILLO CA<RS><EOT>"
P1

The following shows the hex values and decimal for the GS, RS, and EOT characters.

GS = 1D (hex) = 029 (dec)
RS = 1E (hex) = 030 (dec)
EOT = 04 (hex) = 004 (dec)

sample fixed Maxicode label format

sample Maxicode format with GS, RS, and EOT inserted


As a variable field sample

*** This is a stored format sending the Maxi data as variables. ***
FK"VARMAXI"
FS"VARMAXI"
V00,3,N,"CLASS CODE"
V01,3,N,"COUNTRY CODE"
V02,5,N,"POSTAL CODE"
V03,4,N,"POSTAL PLUS"
V04,10,N,"TRACKING NUMBER"
V05,6,N,"SHIPPING #"
V06,3,N,"PICKUP DATE"
V07,30,N,"ID NUMBER"
V08,3,N,"BOX #"
V09,3,N,"TOTAL # BOXES"
V10,3,N,"PACKAGE WEIGHT"
V11,35,N,"ADDRESS"
V12,20,N,"CITY"
V13,2,N,"STATE"

b20,100,M,""V00","V01","V02","V03",[)> 01 96 "V04" UPSN "V05" "V06" "V07" "V08""/""V09" "V10" N "V11" "V12" "V13" "

FE

FR"VARMAXI"
?
001
840
93012
8706
1Z12345675
12345E
089
1234567890
1
1
10
1001 FLYNN ROAD
CAMARILLO
CA
P1
 


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Date Updated:  03/23/2005 03:18:20 PM