Printing PDF and Electronic Documents Overview
BarTender 2019 and later supports native PDF printing. The Print Dialog now has a built-in PDF printer called: PDF.
The Export Options dialog allows you to set additional encryption and security options.
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.
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
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.