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Barcode Label Software: Major Updates

The IDAutomation Barcode Label Software Standard and Pro versions have seen their biggest updates since 2015, in the latest May 2022 (v 22.5) release. This much-anticipated update brings a variety of powerful features and functions that allow users to create barcodes according to a range of global standards and initiatives. Let’s take a look at…
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QR-Integrated Business Cards

QR Code scanning technology has been available for years but has not been put into widespread use across the United States in large part because the concept has been hard for many to grasp. Today, however, QR Code scanning technology is common in smart phones. This takes down a significant barrier to entry where users…
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How to Improve Marketing Efforts with QR Codes

Whether you’re rolling out a new product / service or canvassing the city for an upcoming concert, eliminating barriers to entry for your target audience is a great way to maximize positive consumption of your message. For example, one reason an audience fails to take action is convenience. If it isn’t convenient for a person…
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SSRS Barcode Generator Updates

The latest update to IDAutomation’s SSRS Barcode Generator for Reporting Services is here, and it is perhaps the biggest update ever to this powerful barcode generation component. This solution is flexible in that it actually includes two products: a Native Barcode Generator which embeds directly into the report and stays with it, and a Script…
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Printing Barcodes with HandiFox

HandiFox Inventory is a powerful inventory management software that allows users to accomplish a wide variety of inventory-related tasks including purchase orders, inventory counts, inventory tracking, assigning barcode data to items, and much more. Assigning barcodes in HandiFox is quite easy, and their user manual provides some very clear instructions on how the system can…
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Code 128 Fonts : 2016 Update Details

As a leader in the barcode generation software field, IDAutomation is constantly working to update our barcode fonts, components and software applications to meet the latest standard specifications as well as compatibility requirements for common and popular environments like Crystal Reports, Access, Oracle, FileMaker, SSRS and many others. As such, we are pleased to announce…
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FileMaker Barcode Compatibility Explained

FileMaker is one of the most common and useful database environments, and it is used by businesses across the world for gathering and maintaining control over their information. Adding barcode functionality for FileMakerreports can significantly increase efficiency and productivity, in part by reducing the instances of human error that, while natural, can create problems in…
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Custom FileMaker Barcode Functions

FileMaker is a powerful database application that makes it  easy for businesses to process invoices, inventory and much more. For years, IDAutomation has provided these same businesses with Plug-ins and components to generate and display barcodes in FileMaker. Now that process of generating barcodes has become even easier with our latest font encoder tool, the…
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Crystal Reports Barcode Generators

Many businesses turn to Crystal Reports as a dependable business intelligence application that can be used to design and generate critical reports. Because of its’ flexibility in terms of compatibility with a wide range of databases and ERP systems, there are plenty of ways to integrate barcodes into Crystal Reports. That said, one integration is…
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USPS Intelligent Mail IMb for Access Update

The Linear and Linear + 2D Barcode Generators for Microsoft Access have been updated. The latest versions of these components include support for USPS Intelligent Mail barcodes which will enable users to generate all of the barcodes supported by the postal service for discount mailing from a completely native .BAS VBA Module. While this may be of particular significance…
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