How to Printing Chinese Characters in QR code using ZPL

Article ID: 37014593

Issue / Question

How can I Print Chinese Characters in QR code using ZPL?

Applicable To

The Printer that Support ZPL and Unicode

Resolution / Answer

To print Chinese characters in QR code by using ZPL, please follow the following steps:

 

^XA
^CI0
^FO150,150
^BQN,2,5
^FDLM,B0050斑马支持斑马支持000008
^FS
^XZ


1. Open a notepad or a text-based editor
2. Type in the ZPL commands base on above commands
3. Save the file with any naming but do remember to select UTF-8 for the encoding
4. Using Zebra driver to send in the file by send file option from the tools


Do note that this is using encoding ^CI0 and reading the UTF-8 encoded characters from the text file itself which doesn't require any Chinese font in printer!
And in ^FD command, B0050 means 8-bit byte mode, ‘0050’ is the number of characters, this value must be greater than the actual value and must be exactly 4 decimal digits.


You can use any scanner to read the QR where it will displaying correct result to Chinese characters printed from the QR code.

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