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As per forum topic [url="http://seagullscientific.invisionzone.com/index.php?/topic/723-installing-new-printer-with-custom-stock-sizes/"]Installing New Printer With Custom Stock Sizes[/url], I can change the default paper sizes by changing default.sds before installing the driver.

My question is: Is it possible to have a default stock size that is different for different printers, say one is a ZM400 and another is a TLP 3844-Z?

I know there is only one registry entry in HKLM/SOFTWARE/Seagull Scientific/Drivers/Paper Sizes, so I'm not sure what asking is possible.

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Hi,
Defaults.sds is shared by all Seagull drivers.
One option that might help is, import .sds file, after driver installed.
You can import / export printer setting from Printer properties > Tools tab > Driver options.

You can import SDS file by command line utility "SSDAL.exe" too.
[code]SSDAL.EXE /p "Zebra TLP3844-Z" settings import "C:\bar.sds" [/code]
SSDAL.exe will be installed in C:\Windows\ folder by default.
for other functionality of SSDAL, see help command in SSDAL.exe /?
(below is extract.)
[code]C:\>ssdal /?
SSDAL - Seagull Scientific Driver Automation Layer

SSDAL is a command line tool to automate many common driver operations.

For more information, type the following:

ssdal help commands Lists all commands.
ssdal help <command> Help on a specific command.
ssdal help usage Generic command line arguments.

C:\>ssdal help commands
Commands:
action Performs various actions on the printer driver.
get Get printer information.
queue Allows control of the printer queue.
send Sends a file to the printer.
set Set printer information.
settings Manipulate the settings of the printer driver.
version Gets version information.

C:\>ssdal help usage
SSDAL usage:

SSDAL [options] command [args ...]

[options]:

/p <name> - Specify Printer. This option can be used multiple times to
specify more than one printer.

example: ssdal /p "Printer1" /p "Printer2" get status

/a - All Printers. The command will be executed for each printer drive
installed on the system.

example: ssdal /a settings import "C:\somefile.txt"

/q - Quiet Mode. No errors or warnings will be displayed.

example: ssdal /p "Printer 1" /q settings import "C:\somefile.txt"

command - a specific action to perform. Commands have their own help
section. See individual command help for more information.

[args] - These are the arguments for the command. See individual help
for commands.

The default printer is used if no printers are specified.

Not all commands support multiple printers. Check the help for the
command to see if it supports multiple printers.

C:\>
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Sorry for digging out this old thread, but I have problems to find the ssdal.exe.

I installed both Zebra Printing Driver 7.2 and 7.4 but cannot find the mentioned config tool. I searched on the entire C: Drive.

Was this tool removed or I am to blind to find it?

 

I use an Zebra GK420t EPL btw..

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You need to download Seagull driver for Zebra,

then install a driver for your GK420t. SSDAL.exe will be installed into C:\Windows\ folder.

 

If you use USB connection to the printer, the current driver might not be Seagull driver (such as ZDesigner driver automatically installed by Plug and Play).

In such case you need to update driver from Printer Properties > Advanced > New driver.

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Hi, I am new to this forum, I have been reading  and wondered if this information below would follow
the same to your scenario.  We have created
an .sds file that's supposed to hold the Graphics-Dithering setting to
none.  When we run the printer install
using Active Directory calling a vb script. 
The printer installs correctly (driver version 7.3.6).  When a another user logs on the
Graphics-Dithering goes to Halftone.  We
created and have older .sds files that do change, the printing preference
graphics option stays at none.  Since we
upgraded, the global change will not stick. 
Has anyone seen or had this issue. 
We have not changed our process. 
Hopefully we can get a solution. 
Thank You

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