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A package to communicate with (Zebra) label printers using EPL2

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from zebra import zebra

z = zebra( [queue] )
Constructor with optional printer queue

Return a list containing available printer queues

z.setqueue( queue )
Set the printer queue

z.setup( direct_thermal=None, label_height=None, label_width=None )
Set up the label printer. Parameters are not set if they are None.
direct_thermal - True if using direct thermal labels
label_height - tuple (label height, label gap) in dots
label_width - in dots

z.store_graphic( name, filename )
Store a .PCX file on the label printer
name - name to be used on printer
filename - local filename

z.output( commands )
Output EPL2 commands to the printer


- On Mac and *nix, install the printer as a Raw printer, not a Zebra one.
If you are on a Linux or MacOSX machine using CUPS, you may need to set up a
printer queue using the admin panel at http://localhost:631

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