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Updated for Mac: FileMaker 2D Barcode Font Encoder

by Nate Schubert August saw the release of IDAutomations’ highly-anticipated FileMaker Pro Plugin, a new font encoder tool that allows barcode generation from fonts in FileMaker. This powerful encoder is included in the Font and Encoder packages for Data Matrix and PDF417 and will soon be included in the font packages for QR Code as…
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Using Barcode Fonts on Internet Web Pages

by Nate Schubert Barcode fonts have long-since been the favorite of businesses throughout the world because their flexibility allows use across a wide variety of applications and environments. For example, all IDAutomation font packages include TrueType, Open Type, PCL and PostScript font formats. Additionally, these fonts may be used in conjunction with any of our…
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The New FileMaker 2D Barcode Font Encoder is Here!

by Nate Schubert 2D Barcode Fonts have been available from IDAutomation for years. These packages include a variety of different font and graphic encoder tools for use in a range of applications and environments such as .NET Forms Controls, ActiveX Controls, Java Components and more. This has been a great solution for users and developers…
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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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2D Barcode Integration Tips for Adobe InDesign

by Nate Schubert Adobe InDesign is a powerful application that allows graphic designers, production artists and others to create print media such as magazines, posters, brochures and more in addition to publications intended for digital consumption. Given the business-centric nature of these uses, the integration of 2D barcodes for InDesign is likely to become a…
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How to: Create Barcodes in Cognos

by Nate Schubert Cognos is a software suite from IBM that provides companies with powerful business intelligence and performance management capabilities. By incorporating over 30 software applications, the Cognos Suite makes possible the extraction and analysis of data for top-level reporting and a real edge on the competitive landscape. Adding barcodes to Cognos environments can…
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License Options for Custom Barcode Integration

by Nate Schubert IDAutomation products may be utilized by a wide range of customers and industries from everyday people who just want to use barcodes to keep track of personal music, film or document libraries to developers who want to integrate our professional-grade barcode fonts or barcode generation components into complex environments such as Java,…
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USPS Ends Postnet Barcode Discounts in January

by Nate Schubert 2013 is fast-approaching, and time is running out for companies that are still using Postnet barcodes to receive discounts on mailing. In fact, the United States Postal Service has stated that Postnet barcode discounts will end on January 28, 2013. Moving forward, only Intelligent Mail barodes will be subject to discounts on qualified…
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Font Face Off: Universal or Premiere Fonts?

by Nate Schubert IDAutomation provides a wide range of linear and 2D barcode fonts which may be used in conjunction with our free font encoder tools in order to generate barcodes in a variety of environments and applications. Fonts can be very flexible solutions in terms of barcode generation, as long as the data can…
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