Mobile Printer - Top of Form setting (SET-TOF / media.tof)

Article ID: 19204984

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Description

Setting Top of Form on Mobile Printers to adjust print position and account for different distances between the tear edge and the burn-line of the different printers.

Applies To

All CPCL enabled Zebra Mobile Printers.

Excludes: ZQ110, EM220, EM220II

Requirements

Communication with printer via USB, Serial, Wireless, or Bluetooth and the ability to send a file/command to the printer.  Read More>>

Overview

The Top of Form setting can be changed to account for the different distances between the tear edge and the burn-line of the different printers. The Top of Form can be set using ZDesigner Driver or the Zebra Setup Utility.  The top of form setting is generally used when media has a gap or black mark denoting the start/end of a label.  Print can be moved up or down with this command.

Procedure

The SET-TOF command can be included in a run.bat file or config.sys file as illustrated below:

! DF RUN.BAT
! UTILITIES
GAP-SENSE
SET-TOF 40
PRINT

A setvar command can be used to set the Top of Form setting as well

! U1 setvar "media.tof" "40"

Please be aware that one may need to adjust the tear off position in combination with the SET-TOF(media.tof) command.

The Tear off position (PRESENT-AT) is described in the following link:  Read More>>

Helpful Information

USB Communication Troubleshooting  Read More>>

ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise Wireless Communication Setup  Read More>>