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Network Printing In Oracle Retail Point-of-Service (Doc ID 1240994.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Point-of-Service - Version 13.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance 08-Dec-2014***

Purpose

This note will help guide the reader setup/configure their network printer with the Oracle Retail Point of Service (ORPOS) application.  If your network printing question is not addressed in this FAQ, please consider starting a forum topic on the My Oracle Support Retail Point-of-Service Suite Community.

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is Network Printing?
 How does it work?
 What is IPP?
 Are there any Microsoft Windows system requirements?
 Are there any Linux system requirements?
 How is Network Printing enabled?
 Can Network Printing be enabled without using the installer?
 Why is a setting in my posdevices.xml being ignored?
 What should I do if the POS Client appears to function normally but the expected output is never printed?
 Is there a way to examine the output file streamed to the printer?
 Can POS be configured to use a printer whose name includes multi-byte characters?
 Why are multi-byte characters not printing correctly?
 Is there a way to customize the output?
 What is required to print receipts wider than those printed from a typical JPOS receipt printer?
 How do I change the print orientation?
 Is there a way to customize the look of an eReceipt?
 The Barcodes on network printed reciepts won't scan. Is there anything that can be done?
 What is the purpose of the IppPrinterActionGroup's properties in <CLIENT_HOME>/pos/device/posdevices.xml?
  What changes have been made in the 13.4 release of ORPOS related to this topic?

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