Printing big font size with thermal printer
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Printing big font size with thermal printer

by dboira on Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:42 am

Hello,
it is possible to print characters with a big font size?
How can I do it?

thanks
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Re: Printing big font size with thermal printer

by adafruit_support_rick on Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:13 am

Out library supports three font sizes: small, medium, and large. Small is the normal size, medium is double height, and large is double height and double width.

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Re: Printing big font size with thermal printer

by dboira on Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:32 am

and what about "define user-defined character", that is described in manual? Isn't it possible by this way?
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Re: Printing big font size with thermal printer

by adafruit_support_rick on Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:40 pm

User-defined characters would be normal (i.e., "small") size. Your only option would be to define bitmaps for really large characters.

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Re: Printing big font size with thermal printer

by dboira on Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:47 am

thanks for your responses.
could you tell me where can I find a simple sample or tuto for know how to do it?
and I need to know also if is possible print two images in the same line. any sample?

thanks a lot.
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Re: Printing big font size with thermal printer

by adafruit_support_rick on Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:01 pm

Our tutorial on printing mitmaps is here:
http://learn.adafruit.com/mini-thermal- ... p-printing

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