Category: Encoder Tools

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Integrating QR Codes into Oracle BI Publisher

by Nate Schubert Oracle BI Publisher is a powerful reporting tool that many businesses use to get fast, robust and efficient reporting on all kinds of business processes, revenue streams, inventory tracking projects and more. Adding QR Codes to Publisher reports may seem difficult due to the complex nature of the environment, but Tim Dexter…
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How to Embed Barcode Fonts into Your Website

by Nate Schubert How Barcode Fonts Work on the Web Virtually everyone is familiar with how normal fonts work. Barcode fonts are largely the same but they require the data to be run through a font encoder tool before the font can be applied to create a barcode that will actually scan. IDAutomation provides many…
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How to Perform a Mail-Merge Using 2D Barcode Fonts

by Nate Schubert Microsoft Word Mail Merge is one of the most tried-and-true methods of merging a data source with a main document in order to create customized documents automatically, without having to create each individually. This can save untold amounts of time for those who wish to generate invoices, labels, envelopes, letters and more.…
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Using Fonts to Generate Barcodes in Quickbooks

by Nate Schubert Quickbooks is a popular small business financial software that brings an array of powerful capabilities to small business owners who need to create reports, track inventory, print invoices or checks and much more. It is affordable, easy to use and since it is supported by Intuit, you can be assured that just…
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How To Use the Online Barcode Font Encoder Tool

by Nate Schubert Provided by IDAutomation, the Online Barcode Font Encoder is a free tool that can be used to easily format data into a special string that will generate an accurate barcode when combined with a variety of common IDAutomation barcode fonts. This tool is an excellent resource for users who need to generate…
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Barcode Font Encoding Explained

by Nate Schubert There are a wide variety of excellent methods available for generating barcodes with common integrations involving stand-alone applications that incorporate database information, components such as ActiveX Controls or .NET Forms Controls that can generate a barcode image for display or printing, and even specialized barcode fonts that can be used to create…
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Finally! Barcode Generator Software for Macintosh Users

by Nate Schubert Just in time for the new year, the fine development staff at IDAutomation has rolled out the latest, greatest addition to their already expansive selection of barcode generation software such as barcode fonts, ActiveX controls, Java components, stand-alone label printing software and more. Unfortunately, many of these products have not been available…
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Which Product is Right For Me?

by Nate Schubert Last week, we started our first installment of the multi-part Choosing the Right Barcode series which asked the question, “Which Barcode Type is Best?” Now that you have determined which specific barcode type is going to be the right choice for encoding the data you need to encode, you can move on…
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5 Reasons to Use Code 128 Barcode Fonts

by Nate Schubert It can sometimes be a challenge to determine which barcode type will best suit the needs of your business process or procedure. Different barcode types may have different capabilities. For example, Code 39 is a symbology that allows printing of upper-case letters and numbers, where Code 128 fonts allow both upper and…
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Top 5 Reasons Why a Barcode Font Won’t Scan

by Nate Schubert There is nothing more frustrating than purchasing a barcode font package, patiently reading the instructions and creating a barcode that looks good, only to find that your barcode scanner doesn’t read it. This may be due to a number of different factors, and thanks to the fine folks in our technical support…
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