How To Do a Carriage Return on a Zebra TC8000 & TC8300

Trying to figure out how to do a carriage return (auto enter) on your Zebra TC8000 or TC8300? Our IT Specialist will show you step-by-step how to turn it on. Follow these same directions for turning on Auto tab, except check "Send TAB Key" in the final step.

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Steps for Setting Up Automatic Carriage Return on Zebra TC8000/TC8300

  1. Open App Drawer and tap on “DataWedge”
  2. Select “Profile0”
  3. Scroll down to “Basic data formatting” and click on it (it’s under the keystroke output section) and click on it
  4. In “Basic data formatting,” select “Send ENTER key” for auto enter or select "Send TAB Key" for auto tab. 

Now when you scan with your TC8000 or TC8300, it will do an automatic carriage return to go to the next field or submit whatever was scanned. 

** If both TAB and ENTER are selected, then TAB will be sent first, followed by ENTER. **

For more information about the Zebra TC8000 or the TC8300, click the links below.

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