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ZPL incorrectly printing accented characters

Accented letters on shipping labels are not printing correctly. For example, Colis accélérés (French for Expedited parcels) might appear as:

The fastest way to correct this problem usually is to insert a ZPL instruction to specify the international character set 27 at the beginning of the ZPL document.

  1. Identify the variable that contains the ZPL code.
  2. Add an Insert String function adding ^CI27/r at position 0. It should be the last function on the variable:

This solution requires your thermal printer to support Zebra Code Page 1252. If this does not resolve the issue, please contact and send the project and ZPL.

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