Methods of printing special characters in ZPL2 without installing a font pack.
Provide examples with explanations on printing special characters.
Facts or Affected Items:
ZPL2 Printers, ^FH and ^CI commands, Code Page 850, ZPL2 Programmers Manual
There are several ways to print characters in the upper 128 range of Code Page 850. Below are a few examples.
These examples should print the lower case "a" with a circumflex: (â)
^FH (Field Hex) allows you to send the hexadecimal value for any character in the Code Page 850 set.
^CI (Change International Font) allows you to substitute characters from different character sets and re-map characters from one code page with x.10 firmware or higher.
For X.8 or higher firmware using the ^CI command to change the character set to Latin 2:
For X.10 or higher using ^CI command to substitute a character Hex value 131 for a character Hex value 97
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Date Updated: 10/09/2010 08:52:26 AM