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QR Codes and Improving Marketing Efforts

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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The New SSRS Barcode Generator Service

IDAutomation’s newest solution allows users to stream a wide range of barcode types directly into environments for Microsoft SSRS and Report Builder, as well as in XML-based RDL files for Microsoft SQL Reporting Services. This special SSRS Barcode Generator Service is very easy to use. Since it is hosted and managed by IDAutomation as an…
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New Release: GS1-Data Matrix Native FileMaker Barcode Generator

IDAutomation’s latest release is the GS1-Data Matrix Native FileMaker Barcode Generator. This is an extension that is composed of a set of custom functions and formulas that display Data Matrix barcodes that conform to GS1 standards, in FileMaker environments. One of the biggest advantages of this product over font-based solutions is that the extension stays…
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The Native Excel Barcode Generator is Here!

IDAutomation’s latest product release is the Native Excel Barcode Generator. This is a unique, new solution designed to allow Windows and Mac users of Excel alike to generate barcode images in distributed spreadsheets and reports without needing to also install the fonts or special encoders normally required. Instead, this VBA module displays a barcode image,…
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i-net Clear Reports Barcode Generation

What is i-net Clear Reports? i-net Clear Reports is a cross-platform java-based reporting solution that is used by many companies to summarize and visualize the vast amounts of data that is available to them. Similar solutions include Crystal Reports, Access Reports, Oracle Reports and others. Businesses that effectively utilize this type of reporting solution often…
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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 the 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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