Easy to Learn, Easy to Use
With BarTender, a few quick mouse motions are all it takes to
combine bar codes, text and graphics into professional quality
labels. And moving and resizing objects on your labels is as easy
as 1, 2, 3.
1) Simply click on a label object to select it.
2) Drag it to a new position with a quick, easy mouse movement.
3) Stretch objects just as easily.
And customizing is easy too, with carefully organized menus and
"pop-up" dialogs that display even the most advanced
options in plain, easy-to-understand words. And, with the industry's
most powerful Undo command, even beginners never have to worry
about mistakes. And advanced users still have all the power they'll
Exceptional Design Flexibility
BarTender gives you total control over your label's appearance,
including the type and size of text, bar codes and graphics. Place
objects exactly where you want them and control rotation as precisely
as 1 degree. You're limited only by your imagination.
Smartly organized dialogs offer numerous options, while keeping
Latest Windows Technology
Strict adherence to Microsoft's official user-interface
guidelines, means if you've used just one other Windows program
you're ready to start designing labels.
"Tool tips" offer quick hints, and each of the three
tool bars in the can be
moved away from its normal screen-edge position and reshaped as
Modify and print multiple label designs.
High Precision On-Screen Display
BarTender's design mode gives you an extraordinarily accurate
"real-time" view of your label. There is also a Print
Preview mode that even reads your external data sources, so it
can display exactly how your labels are going to look before you
print them. That means you can design more quickly without wasting
Print Preview with external data sourcing reduces wasted labels.
Designer Typefaces, Even on Thermal Printers
BarTender and Seagull's printer drivers offer an extraordinary
variety of font capabilities. Use printer fonts for maximum speed
and Windows fonts for the most flexible styling. Many printer
drivers now even support font downloading for an optimum combination
of font variety and printing performance.
"Instant" Bar Codes
BarTender's toolbox gives you instant access to an extensive set
of predefined bar code components. "Drag and drop" bar
codes into your label designs using a single, quick mouse motion.
Use our predefined components "as is" or customize as
Create bar codes with a quick "drag and drop" motion.
Rich Text with Data Sourcing
"Rich Text" allows individual text objects to contain
multiple typefaces (Times, Arial, etc.) and styles (bold, italic,
etc.). BarTender raises the power of rich text to a whole new
level by allowing you to source the different parts of a rich
text object with external data fields. For example, you might
use one font style for some static text and use other styles for
some of you changing text.
Rich text paragraphs can combine static data and sourced data.
Import and Export Graphics
It's easy to add company logos and pictures of products. BarTender
supports most major graphic formats. You can also export bar codes
for use in other software packages.
Bar code exported from BarTender into Corel® Draw.
Advanced, Customizable Serialization
Generate anything from the simplest serial numbers to the most
advanced, totally custom serialization sequences. Increment or
decrement by any interval and specify any rollover threshold and
restart value. Choose from numeric, alpha, or a variety of predefined
alphanumeric character sets. Even specify your own totally custom
Sometimes it's critical to ensure that your users can't modify
your label designs. Whether the change is accidental, well intentioned,
or malicious, even the slightest repositioning of bar codes or
text objects can take a label out of compliance. Fortunately,
Password Protection makes it easy to lock BarTender into a "print
only" mode that prevents unauthorized alteration of the label.
Unsurpassed Data Input Capabilities
BarTender can accept label data from a truly remarkable variety
Keyboard data entered in advance or at print time.
Automatically serialized data strings.
Automatic time and date values.
Four different text file formats.
ODBC data sources, including most databases and spreadsheets.
(Advanced data reporting capabilities include SQL Select statements
and Query by Example.)
Direct input from SAP IDocs (Intermediate Documents).
Remarkable Printer Support
In addition to the hundreds of laser, ink-jet and dot-matrix printers
already supported by Windows, we've created our own true Windows
drivers for numerous numerous industrial quality label printers.
And our drivers can be used by all your Windows programs.
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