ZebraDesigner Driver and the Send File Feature

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Sending a file to a Zebra Printer using the ZebraDesigner Driver "Send File" Feature

Applies To

ZebraDesigner Driver


Current Version of the ZebraDesigner Driver
An installed Zebra printer


There is an option within the ZebraDesigner driver to send a file to a Zebra printer.  This allows you to send different types of files to your Zebra printer without having to install additional software or utilities.

This feature has existed for several versions of the ZebraDesigner Driver but the most current version, available for download from  www.zebra.com is recommended.


1. Access the driver using Devices and Printers (or Printers and Faxes for older operating systems).

2. Right click the ZebraDesigner printer driver installed for your printer and select Printing preferences.

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3. Now select the Tools tab


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Note:  The same option is also available for CPCL and EPL ZebraDesigner drivers.

4. Under the Command type:  make sure Action is selected and the Send file option is then available.


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5. You could enter the full path and file name in the box or click on the User-added image  browser option and point to the location and name of the file you want to send.  Common files to send are Firmware files, Printer language (ZPL) files, Font files (with size and memory location already generated) etc...

6. Once the correct file name and path are entered, click Send.  If your printer model has a data light and front panel display, you will see an indication that the file was received.  With larger files the data light will continue to flash until the file is complete.