~DS
~DS

~DS

The
~DS
command is used to set the printer to receive a downloadable scalable font and defines the size of the font in bytes.

Download Intellifont (Scalable Font)

The
~DS
command, and its associated parameters, is the result of converting a vendor-supplied font for use on a Zebra printer. To convert this font use the ZTools utility.
Format:
~DSd:o.x,s,data
Parameters
Details
d =
device to store image
Values:
R:
,
E:
,
B:
, and
A:
Default:
R:
o =
image name
Values:
1
to
8
alphanumeric characters
Default:
if a name is not specified, UNKNOWN is used
x =
extension
Fixed Value:
.FNT
s =
size of font in bytes
Fixed Value:
this number is generated by ZTools and should not be changed
data =
ASCII hexadecimal string that defines font
Fixed Value:
this number is generated by ZTools and should not be changed
Example:
This example shows the first three lines of a scalable font that was converted using the ZTools program and is ready to be downloaded to the printer. If necessary, the destination and object name can be changed.
~DSB:CGTIMES.FNT,37080, OOFFOOFFOOFFOOFF FFOAECB28FFFOOFF
Comments:
Downloaded scalable fonts are not checked for integrity. If they are corrupt, they cause unpredictable results at the printer.
If you are using a TrueType font use these commands:
~DT
,
~DU
, and
~DY
. To determine when to use the noted commands, see ~DT, ~DU, and ~DY.