Introduction to conditional printing
BarTender has the capability to conditionally print in an assortment of manners. Conditional printing is configured using an expression or referencing a data source. This allows the ability for your label to adapt dynamically.
BarTender can conditionally print –
Conditional printing for any of the above items is set in a different place depending on which item you choose to conditionally print.
Double click on an object or right click and click Properties. Click on the name of the object.
On the right you will see the option Print When: click on the icon.
Double click on an object or right click and click Properties. On the left, click on the Data Source you would like to set a conditional statement for.
On the Transforms tab on the right click on the icon across from Suppression.
Make sure that the Layers Tool Box is enabled. In BarTender>View>Toolbox>Layers
On the tool box find the Layer you would like to setup a conditional print statement for. Right click it and click Properties…
Click on the icon located on the Print Options tab.
You will see the When to Print “Layer Name” dialog appear-
With your BarTender label open click File>Page Setup in BarTender.
You will see the Page Setup dialog appear. Click on the Templates Tab.
Click on the Template or Template Selector you would like to setup conditional printing for.
Once selected you will see the icon in the Template Properties. Click the icon to setup conditional printing for the Template or Template Selector.
With your BarTender label open click File>Page Setup. You will see the Page Setup dialog appear. Click on the Background Tab.
Set a Background to enable the rest of the options.
Click on the icon to view the When to Print dialog and setup conditional printing.