Printing labels using thermal printer

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If a vendor is configured to print EPL (thermal) shipping labels, by default you'll just see a download with extension .EPL

To configure your computer to print the labels automatically on the thermal printer, follow these instructions (Windows only):

  1. Share a locally connected USB thermal printer using Windows Sharing, and give the shared printer a meaningful name (ex. LP2844)

  2. Create a batch file, for example print.bat, with this line:

Where MYCOMPUTER is the name of your computer and LP2844 is the name of the printer share you've created in step 1.

  1. When you have downloaded .EPL file, choose to open it using the .bat file you've created in step 2.

  2. Additionally, you could create a Windows association of .EPL files with print.bat file.