Device Type used to print to a Zebra printer from SAP Smart Forms

Article ID: 53895757



Topic or Information

What SAP Device Types should be used to print to a Zebra compatible printer

Applies To

  • SAP Printing
  • Zebra Printers that use ZPL Programming Language
Excludes: 2824 Series, 2844 Series, S4M (E53 Firmware Version), 888 DD/TT Series, MZ Series, ZQ110, EM220, EM220II, All Kiosk (except KR403)



Device Types or Drivers are available for printing to Zebra printers from SAP.  The best Device Type to use is determined by your version of SAP and the method of printing. 
For information on the Device Type to use based on your version of SAP   Read More>>
The ZLB_ZEB device types for SAPscript are included with Zebra Designer for MySAP.  The Zlzeb device types for Smartforms have been native to SAP since basis version 4.6C.  YZB device types for basis version 6.20 or greater is in the following link.   Read More>>
Important: The Device Types for Smart Forms generate their own ZPL.  You should  NOT use either the Zebra Universal or Zebra Designer Windows drivers together with an SAP Smart Forms Device Type.  The Generic Text driver or a driver that will pass the ZPL code directly to the printer is recommended when using Windows to spool print jobs from SAP. 


Note: Printing from SAP to a Zebra printer is only supported on Zebra printers with ZPL capability.