BarTender reading additional whitespace from database fields. Text and bar codes appear to be larger. Follow

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Symptom

Text and barcode objects appear enlarged compared to previous version of BarTender (10,1 and older)  due to extra whitespaces being read.

Environment

BT 2016 and later

Fix/Answer

  • Set a data source transform in the object properties->transforms->truncation->trim spaces on left/right.

More Information (optional)

  • According to development, this is defined behavior. BarTender 2016 now reads in whitespace from database fields instead of trimming whitespace like in previous version of BarTender. See: DEVQ-4119

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