In RHEL, how do I print from my application which generates printer escape codes for formatting?

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Issue

  • The printing through application is not working. The application adds this code to the document for proper formatting:

    <ESC>&l1O<ESC>&l8D<ESC>(s0p16h0s2b4102T<ESC>&a10L
    

    but the escape codes are not having an effect.

  • Our application generates labels for Zebra printers. The labels aren't printing, though. Just a bunch of text with some extra characters with carets (^) around the text.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), all versions
  • Common Unix Printing System (CUPS), all versions

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