Printing PDF and Electronic Documents Overview Follow

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BarTender Content Team


This article applies to BarTender 2019 and later.

Overview

BarTender 2019 and later supports native PDF printing. The Print Dialog now has a built-in PDF printer called: PDF.

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The Export Options dialog allows you to set additional encryption and security options.

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The File Location dialog allows you to set the location where the PDF is saved to. You can also set options to automatically give each file a unique name.

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For PDF usage with Integrations, please see the following:

Electronic Document Licensing

See How many PDF prints are allowed per printer license? for detailed information on licensing.

Viewing Electronic Document Usage

When a customer prints to a PDF printer, it shows up in the Printers Used list as one singular printer regardless of how many copies have been printed

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To see a detailed list of Electronic Documents used:

  • Open Administration Console
  • Click on License Setup on the left side of the screen
  • Find the License Server and License that you want to investigate
  • Click on the Printers used option

The Printer Usage Details dialog will open and you will see a breakdown of all of the printers used for this license. You will see separate sections for Physical Printers and Electronic Documents.

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