command lowers the density of the print—24 dots/mm becomes 12, 12 dots/mm becomes 6, 8 dots/mm becomes 4, and 6 dots/mm becomes 3.
also affects the field origin (
) placement on the label (see example below).
Set Dots per Millimeter
When sent to the printer, the
command doubles the format size of the label. Depending on the printhead, normal dot-per-millimeter capabilities for a Zebra printer are 12 dots/mm (304 dots/inch), 8 dots/mm (203 dots/inch) or 6 dots/mm (153 dots/inch).
This command must be entered before the first
command in a format. The effects of
set dots per millimeter
24 dots/mm, 12 dots/mm, 8 dots/mm or 6 dots/mm
12 dots/mm, 6 dots/mm, 4 dots/mm or 3 dots/mm
This example shows the affects of alternating the dots per millimeter:
is used, the UPS MaxiCode bar code becomes out of specification.