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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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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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New Code 128 Font Package Available

IDAutomation has released the latest update to their Code128 Font Advantage Package, and it is now available in both demo and purchased versions from IDAutomation.com. This package includes some new features and changes that are not available in the prior version, released in September 2013: TrueType font files have been updated to OpenType with Digital…
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Updated for Mac: FileMaker 2D Barcode Font Encoder

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 well. Initially updated…
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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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Space Character Added To Code 39 Fonts

In an effort to listen to and resolve the concerns of our customers, IDAutomation has recently updated it’s Code 39 Barcode Font Advantage Package that allows encoding of the space bar character. Previously, encoding a space character could be accomplished by typing the = sign. While it’s true that the update seems to just replace…
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Printable Barcode Object Patent Granted to IDAutomation

by Nate Schubert To date, it has been difficult to embed barcode capabilities into many software applications because these applications generally required barcode fonts or graphical barcode objects to be installed on each workstation in order to see and print the barcode. However, after years of working with the United States Patent and Trademark Office,…
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USB GS1 DataBar POS Barcode Scanner

IDAutomation wants to help its customers get ahead of the game with its DataBar and PDF417 Barcode Scanner. All POS systems are required to be GS1 Databar compliant. This is the only symbology that is approved for use by GS1.org to encode GTIN-14 numbers that do not start with the number zero (0). The DataBar…
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