Printing to Zebra Printers from SAP

Article ID: 42420700


Topic or Information 

Printing to Zebra Printers from SAP:

Applies To   

Zebra Printers used with SAP

Excludes: 2824 Series, 2844 Series, S4M (E53 Firmware Version), 888 DD/TT Series, MZ Series, ZQ110, EM220, EM220II, All Kiosk (except KR403)


There are two methods directly supported by Zebra that one can use when printing to Zebra printers from an SAP System. 

Note: Both methods provide the ability to print Unicode characters.

1. SAP Smart Forms (or Smartforms): drivers or device types for this method are provided as part of the SAP implementation. Check these two Net Notes available from SAP and make sure you have the supported packages and kernel patches applied.

75002 (4.6c or earlier)


Printing from SAP Smart Forms to Zebra printers Read More>>

2. SAP Script upload method: You must order Zebra Designer for mySAP software. This software can generate .itf files which include ZPL commands and SAP script. You can then upload the file into SAP.


SAP KM Content

The following SAP Knowledge Base articles are available from the Zebra Support and Downloads Online Support


1.  Printing Hungarian Characters from SAP ECC 6.0   Read More>>

2.  Printing Traditional Chinese from SAP ECC 6.0   Read More>>

3.  Printing Korean from SAP ECC 6.0   Read More>>

4.  Printing Japanese from SAP ECC 6.0  Read More>>

5.  Printing Simplified Chinese from SAP ECC 6.0  Read More>>

6.  Adding a New System & Printer Font in SAP ECC 6.0  Read More>>
7. Mapping a font location in Smart Forms



1.  Adding a Black & White BMP logo to SAP  Read More>>

2.  8544 - Adding a Black & White BMP logo to SAP® Smart Forms™  Read More>>



1.  Adding A Custom Barcode in SAP ECC 6.0   Read More>>

2.  Standard Barcodes Available When Using SAP with the Zebra Device Type Drivers  Read More>>



1.  Printing from SAP – ECC 6.0 using the ITF Upload Process  Read More>>

2.  Duplicate Copies of Labels Printing from SAP  Read More>>

3.  How to Route SAP Output to a File in Windows  Read More>>

4.  Cannot Set Subset Code in EAN 128 Barcode from SAP  Read More>>

5.  Does Zebra Designer for mySAP work with SAP Business One  Read More>>

6.  Exporting Smart Forms & Smart Styles from SAP  Read More>>

7.  Printing Methods Used With A SAP System  Read More>>

8.  Linking an ITF file in Smart Forms SAP® ECC 6.0  Read More>>

9.  What Device Type should I use to print to a Zebra printer from SAP Smart Forms?  Read More>>

10. How can I view the SAP output code using Output Control? Read More>>


Known Issues
1. Backslash "\" is not printing in a data field. Read More>>
2. Exported PDF is not printing Landscape or rotating as expected. Read More>>


Helpful Information

ZebraDesigner for mySAP Manual Read More>>

ZebraDesigner for mySAP Webpage Read More>>