[_] label printing from a web app
Neil Smith [MVP, Digital media]
underscore at comatose.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Apr 29 21:50:10 BST 2009
At 17:10 29/04/2009, Andrew McGregor wrote: >Message: 5 >Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 14:26:24 +0100 >From: Andrew McGregor <andy at txm.net> >Message-ID: > <29174fda0904290626w5805716eh2717727ad2d46ad at mail.gmail.com> > > > User in a warehouse using my web app (remotely hosted, but I can > > send/retrieve data + files to local w2k3 or ubuntu server ... >...snip... > >... network connected > > label printer (don't know much about this yet), ideally without having > > to mess around with print settings. > >If it is a label printer you might find it's something like a >Zebra/TEC in which case you can squirt (ZPL) text to a port tp >generate and configure the printer. Oh God ZPL* ! I still have bad dreams about that ;-L Stick with PDF or even xsl:fo to keep your sanity intact ! Cheers - Neil * For the uninitiated - seemingly random strings of 2-3 character escape style codes and template fillers invented by some demented ex-SAP or COBOL engineer I imagine.