SAP Printing How to print from SAP. A Brother “HOW-TO” Document

SAP Printing
How to print from SAP.
A Brother “HOW-TO” Document
Abstract
To get the most from your Brother printer on your SAP system, Brother have developed a
device type that when installed, allows you to print barcodes (if available), access optional
paper cassettes, print in duplex using a standard or optional duplex unit and print to optional
paper trays. Use the following document to learn how to get the most from your Brother
printer in a SAP environment.
This document is split into 6 parts:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
How to import the device type. Details the steps necessary to install the device type
into your SAP system.
Bin Selection and duplex printing. How to print to different paper output options and
how to print on both sides of the paper.
Printer Initialisation commands. Explanation of the different printer initialisation
commands and what they do.
Breakdown of Printer Initialisation command (DINA4). More detailed information.
Barcode Printing. How to change the barcode printing parameters.
Barcode Printing in SAP Script. Information on how to print barcodes using
SAPScript.
Last Updated: 15 August 2001
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1. How to import the device type
The Brother Device types allow you to access the built in bar codes of Brother printers, it is
available for download in the Brother Solutions Center web site. Visit
http://solutions.brother.com to download the file.
Once you have the device type file, you must upload the Brother Device Type file to your SAP
system. To do this run transaction code ‘SPAD’.
Then select the “Utilities | From device types | Import” option.
Select the ‘Device Type’ Radio button then enter ‘zhlpcl5’ as the object name.
Enter ‘IMPORT’ in the ‘Mode (EXPORT/IMPORT)’ option.
Select the ‘From/on frontend’ Radio Button and enter the location of the file.
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To start the import process click the “Run” button.
The Device type is now installed.
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2. Bin Selection and Duplex Printing
You can select the appropriate paper tray by selecting the appropriate resource name in the
Print Attributes of SAPSCRIPT (SE71) Page setting.
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Refer to the following table for a list of resource names and what they do.
Resource
TRY01
TRY02
TRY03
TRYEN
TRYME
TRYMN
Command
ESC &l1H
ESC &l4H
ESC &l5H
ESC &l3H
ESC &l3H
ESC &l2H
Tray
Tray 1
MP Tray
Tray 2
Manual
2a. Duplex Printing
Select the Print Mode in Print Attributes of Page Setting.
This setting stands on the selected driver in Device Type irrespective of the Device type
setting.
T
S
D
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Default: No change of print mode
Begin new page in TUMBLE DUPLEX mode (double-sided)
Begin new page in SIMPLEX mode (single-sided)
Begin new page in DUPLEX mode (double-sided)
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3. Printer Initialisation
To change the printer initialisation commands, you would do this if you wished to change the
paper size, type of line spacing etc. use the transaction code SPAD and select “ZHPCL5” as
the device type:
Then click the “Formats” button to display the following.
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Double click the format you wish to change and a list of available options that you can change
will appear.
Click the “Change” button (F8). You are then able to directly edit the initialisation sequence.
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4. Breakdown of Printer initialisation command (DINA4)
Please refer to the following list of control codes to see exactly what a typical printer
initialisation sequence does.
# enter PJL mode and switch to PCL language
# Formatting DINA4 SAPscript DIN A4
\e%[email protected]\r\n
#
#--------------------------------------#set PageProtect
#[email protected] SET PAGEPROTECT = AUTO \r\n
#--------------------------------------#set PaperSize
#--------------------------------------# LETTER,LEGAL,A4,EXECTIVE,COM10,MONARCH,C5,DL,B5,A5,A6,B6
@PJL SET PAPER = A4 \r\n
Select the
appropriate paper to
Format.
#--------------------------------------# Set resolution
#--------------------------------------# Set resolution to 300 dpi
@PJL SET RESOLUTION = 300 \r\n
# Set resolution to 600 dpi (standard)
#@PJL SET RESOLUTION = 600 \r\n
Select 300 dpi as the
default resolution.
#--------------------------------------# set Duplex mode
#--------------------------------------#Duplex Long-Edge Binding
#@PJL SET DUPLEX = ON \r\n
#@PJL SET BINDING = LONGEDGE \r\n
If you’re going to print
in duplex, set it here.
#Duplex Short-Edge Binding
#@PJL SET DUPLEX = ON \r\n
#@PJL SET BINDING = SHORTEDGE \r\n
#Simplex
#@PJL SET DUPLEX = OFF \r\n
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#--------------------------------------# set mail box Control
#--------------------------------------#Set Outbin
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN0 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN1 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN2 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN3 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN4 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN5 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN6 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN7 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN8 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN9 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = OPTIONALOUTPUTBIN10 \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = ALLSTACKER \r\n
#@PJL SET OUTBIN = FINISHER \r\n
#Set Mailbox protect
#@PJL SET MAILBOXPROTECT = 5 \r\n
#Set Avoid mailbox full
#@PJL SET AVOIDMAILBOXFULL = ON \r\n
#@PJL SET AVOIDMAILBOXFULL = OFF \r\n
#
#
@PJL ENTER LANGUAGE=PCL \r\n
#
# reset
\eE
# LaserJet Series II ECMA-94 Latin 1 character set
\e(0N
# disable perforation skip mode
\e&l0L
#----------------------------------------#PaperSouce
#----------------------------------------# select input Eject
#\e&l0H
# select input tray 1
#\e&l1H
# select input tray 2
#\e&l5H
# select input tray 3
#\e&l8H
# select input tray 4
#\e&l9H
# select input ManualFeed
#\e&l2H
# select input Envelope
#\e&l3H
# select input MPTray
#\e&l4H
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If “ALLSTACKER” is used,
the Mailbox option can be
used (if a mailbox unit is
available for your printer),
but if you select
MAILBOXPROTECT, it
cannot be printed to
specified bin.
If set to “ON”, if the Mailbox
if full, the standard output
tray will be used.
If set to “OFF”, if the
mailbox is full, the
“STACKER FULL”
messages appears on the
LCD panel and the printer
stops printing.
Select
the
paper source.
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5. Barcode Printing
Many Brother printers allow you to print barcodes without having to optionally purchase any
additional item. (refer to your printer instruction manual to see if your printer supports
barcode printing).
To maintain the printer barcodes run transaction “SE73” and then select the “Printer
Barcodes” option as shown below:
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Select the appropriate device type:
Then, select the appropriate barcode.
You will then be able to edit the control codes.
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Here is a list of supported barcodes along with their control code sequence.
Name
Barcode type
Command
ZB_CD39
ZB_I25
ZB_FIM
ZB_PSN
ZB_EAN13
ZB_EAN8
ZB_UPCA
ZB_UPCE
ZB_CODA
ZB_C128A
ZB_C128B
ZB_C128C
ZB_ISBN
ZB_ISBNE
ZB_E128A
ZB_E128B
ZB_E128C
CODE39
INTERLEAVED 2of5
FIM(US-PostNet)
PostNet(US-PostNet)
EAN 13
EAN 8
UPC A
UPC E
Codabar
Code 128 set A
Code 128 set B
Code 128 set C
ISBN(EAN)
ISBN(UPC-E)
EAN128 set A
EAN128 set B
EAN128 set C
ESC iT0B
ESC IT1B
ESC iT3B
ESC iT4B
ESC iT5B
ESC iT5B
ESC iT5B
ESC iT6B
ESC iT9B
ESC iT12B
ESC iT13B
ESC iT14B
ESC iT130B
ESC iT131B
ESC iT132B
ESC iT133B
ESC iT134B
Initiation command End of
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5C
1B69543142
5C
1B69543342
5C
1B69543442
3F5C
1B69543542
3F5C
1B69543542
3F5C
1B69543542
3F5C
1B69543642
3F5C
1B69543942
5C
1B6954313242
5C
1B6954313342
5C
1B6954313442
5C
1B695431333042 3F5C
1B695431333142 3F5C
1B695431333242 5C
1B695431333342 5C
1B695431333442 5C
Prefix
Suffix
SBPZA
SBPZB
SBPZC
SBPZD
SBPZE
SBPZF
SBPZG
SBPZH
SBPZI
SBPZJ
SBPZK
SBPZL
SBPZM
SBPZN
SBPZO
SBPZP
SBPZQ
SBSZA
SBSZB
SBSZC
SBSZD
SBSZE
SBSZF
SBSZG
SBSZH
SBSZI
SBSZJ
SBSZK
SBSZL
SBSZM
SBSZN
SBSZO
SBSZP
SBSZQ
For ZB_PSN,ZB_EAN13, ZB_EAN8, ZB_UPCA, ZB_UPCE,ZB_ISBN, ZB_ISBNE, a
check digit is required, to make the printer automatically calculate the check digit,
enter a ‘3F’ at the end of the command.
Please note that you may find some difference in the position of barcodes when
compared to a HP printer using the optional barcode DIMM.
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6. Barcode Printing in SAP Script
If you wish to print barcodes using SAP Script run transaction code “SE71” and select
“Character Formats”
Select the character sequence in Character Formats:
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Then enter the barcode information. An Example is shown below.
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