Emulator Print Driver to test Zebra labels from C# app

I need to test label formatting (getting the margins correct is my last issue) in my test environment, but I do not have this model printer.

I'm hoping there is a print driver that will allow me to view the labels, similar to setting PDFCreator as my selected printer to view output without going to a printer.

Here's my code to print:


rptAnalyse theReport = new rptAnalyse();
theReport.PrintOptions.PrinterName = _printerName;
theReport.PrintOptions.ApplyPageMargins(new CrystalDecisions.Shared.PageMargins(540, 720, 0, 0));

Printer Model:
Zebra ZDesigner ZT220-200dpi ZPL
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There are ZPL file viewers available, for example:


A Google search for "zpl file viewer" will show these and others. Note that I do not have any experience with any of them, and the user reviews don't look all that good. Do your own testing!
JBM2015Author Commented:
I was hoping to use my own code and not have to create ZPL commands.

I'm not sure what you mean by do my own testing.

These are ZPL Viewers. They attempt to show what the output of your code will look like on a real printer. I do not know your code, but somehow it will have to end up sending ZPL commands to a printer - or a viewer.

As for doing your own testing: as I have not used them I do not know how good they are. As I pointed out, the reviews do not look that good. Among other things, they may have problems with barcodes. However, they should be good enough to let you check at least the main layout of the label. Beyond that, you are on your own.

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