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Controll a datamax o'neil labelprinter using DPL

Project description

Datamax python adapter

This piece of code allows you to control a datamax-o'neil label printer. You do not need knowledge of the datamax programming language for simple tasks, this module takes care of it.

The module was developed and tested on python 3.6 using a datamax o'neil e-class mark III printer. It still has very limited functionality allowing you to print text labels and QR-codes. In case you need any other features feel free to contribute.

Install

$ pip install datamax-printer

or from source:

$ python setup.py install

Getting started

from datamax_printer import DPLPrinter

printer = DPLPrinter('<ip of the printer>')
printer.configure()
printer.start_document()
printer.set_qr_code(285, 120, 'https://www.innetag.ch/', 9)
printer.set_label(300, 60, 'innetag.ch', 9, 10)
printer.print()

Please check the example.py file in our GitHub repository for a working example.

Ressources

In case you need more information about the datamax programming language, please check the official DPL documentation. It also contains information about the different fonts available (see Appendix C).

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