White Papers for BarTender 2016 and below Follow


BarTender Content Team

These white papers were written for an older version of BarTender and may not apply to the most current version.

White Papers for the most current version of BarTender are available at BarTenderSoftware.com.


Assigning Sequential Numbers
Using Serialization to Assign Unique Identifiers to Items (updated 2016-03-02)

Creating Intelligent Templates™
Using dynamic design techniques to print multiple outputs using a single document (updated 2016-08-05)

Using GS1 Application Identifiers
Adding Application Identifiers Using BarTender's Application Identifier Wizard (updated 2015-11-04)

Using International Characters in BarTender
How to Read Data and Print Characters from Almost Every Language and Writing System in the World (updated 2017-03-07)

Color Coding Your Items
How to Dynamically Change the Color of Objects on Your Template (updated 2016-08-03)

Creating Headers and Footers
Using a Page Template to Add Headers and Footers to Your Document (updated 2016-03-02)

Weighing Scales
Installing and Using Weighing Scales with BarTender's Data Entry Forms (updated 2016-09-27)


Drivers by Seagull™
The Advantage of Using Drivers by Seagull (English version updated 2018-10-17) (updated 2015-10-17)

Avantages des pilotes « Drivers by Seagull™ »
L'utilisation des pilotes d'imprimante Windows « Drivers by Seagull » est le moyen le plus simple, rapide et fiable d'imprimer des étiquettes avec BarTender

Installing Drivers by Seagull™
How to Properly Install, Upgrade and Remove Drivers by Seagull™ (updated 2018-05-02)

Printer Driver Upgrades
Important improvements and changes for Drivers by Seagull™ v. 2017.1 and later (updated 2018-06-07)

Exporting Printer Code Templates
The Advantages and Disadvantages of using PCTs with BarTender (updated 2015-11-06)

Optimizing Print Performance
Configuring Your Printers and Optimizing Your Templates for Maximum Throughput (updated 2015-11-08)

Status Monitoring
Using Drivers by Seagull™ to Display Printer Status Information (updated 2015-11-08)

The BarTender Print Portal App
Professional Printing Using Your Smartphone or Tablet (updated 2016-12-01)


BarTender Integration Methods
Integrating BarTender's Printing and Design Functionality with Your Custom Application (updated 2016-08-08)

Integrating with BarTender Integration Builder
Building, Testing and Deploying BarTender Integrations with Business Systems, Including SAP and Oracle (updated 2016-08-08)

Transitioning from Commander to Integration Builder
How to Convert Legacy Commander Task Lists into Integration Files (updated 2016-08-03)

Integration with SAP (BarTender 10.1 and earlier)
How to Automatically Print BarTender Labels using SAP's Auto-ID Infrastructure (AII), IDocs, and SAPscript (updated 2014-06-17)

与 SAP 集成
如何使用 SAP 的 Auto-ID Infrastructure (AII)、

Integration with Oracle's WMS and MSCA (BarTender 10.1 and earlier)
How to Automatically Print Labels from Oracle Applications (updated 2014-06-17)

Integration with IBM WebSphere Sensor Events (BarTender 10.1 and earlier)
How to Automatically Print Labels from IBM WebSphere Sensor Events (updated 2014-06-17)

Exporting Printer Code Templates
The Advantages and Disadvantages of using PCTs with BarTender (updated 2015-11-05)

Middleware for Automatically Printing Labels in Response to User-Defined Events (Replaced in BarTender 2016 with the Integration Builder.) (updated 2016-09-27)

Automation with BTXML Script
Using BarTender XML to Automate BarTender and Integrate with Other Applications (updated 2017-03-03)


32-bit and 64-bit BarTender
How to Select the Right Version for Your Needs (updated 2016-09-28)

BarTender Software Activation
A Guide to Activating BarTender Software (updated 2015-11-06)

Licensing for BarTender's Automation Editions
Understanding Printer-Based Licensing and How to Configure Seagull License Server (updated 2018-10-14)

Silent Install
Installing BarTender and Seagull License Server Using Command Lines (updated 2018-10-13)

Revision Control
Solutions to Protect Your Documents and Track Workflow (updated 2015-11-09)

BarTender Version Upgrades
Best Practices for Updating Your BarTender Installation (updated 2018-10-12)

Using BarTender with Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp
Printing and Licensing Issues (updated 2018-10-14)

BarTender System Security
Selecting the Best Security Measures for Your BarTender Environment (updated 2016-08-03)

Understanding the BarTender System Database
The central data storage for applications in the BarTender Suite. (updated 2018-10-13)


GHS Compliance Labeling
Printing Labels That Comply with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) (updated 2017-03-31)

EU Food Allergen Labeling
Using BarTender to print labels that comply with EU regulation N° 1169/2011 (updated 2016-08-03)

EU Energy Labeling
Printing Labels That Comply with EU Directive 2010/30/EU (updated 2015-11-06)

GHS Compliance Labeling for Version 10.0 and Older
Printing labels that comply with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) (updated 2014-06-18)

Companion Applications

Printer Maestro
True Enterprise Print Management for Windows (updated 2016-08-03)

Printer Maestro
真正的企业打印控制管理系统Windows 专用

Printer Maestro
真正的企業列印控制管理系統Windows 專用

Printer Maestro

Batch Maker
Simplifying Repetitive Print Operations (updated 2016-08-03)

History Explorer
View and Export Logged Print Job Information (updated 2016-08-03)

Integrating Secure Workflow and Revision Control into Your Production Environment (updated 2015-11-06)

Print Station
Point-and-Click Printing (updated 2016-08-11)

Administration Console
Managing BarTender Security, the BarTender System Database, Integrations and Services (updated 2015-11-06)

Reprint Console
Quickly and Easily Reprint Items (updated 2015-11-09)

BarTender Print Portal
Web-Based Software for Printing BarTender Documents (updated 2016-12-01)

Middleware for Automatically Printing Labels in Response to User-Defined Events (Replaced in BarTender 2016 with the Integration Builder.) (updated 2016-09-27)


BarTender Web Print Server
Web-Based Software for Printing Barcodes, Labels, ID Cards and More (Version 10.1 and earlier; replaced in BarTender 2016 with the Print Portal) (updated 2012-06-11)

BarTender Web Print Server
用于打印条形码、标签、身份证等的基于 Web 的软件。

What's New

What's New in BarTender 2016
New Integration Builder, Print Portal, Improved Database Connectivity, Administration Console, 64-bit Support, Improved Data Entry Forms and Visual Basic Script Editor, and Much More (updated 2015-11-10)

What's New in BarTender 10.1
Improved Serialization, New Global Data Fields, New Custom Page Templates, New Conditional Printing and More. (updated 2013-09-26)

BarTender 10.1 新增功能

BarTender 10.1 の最新機能

What's New in BarTender 10.0
Card Printing, Advanced Drawing Functions, Major User-Interface Improvements, Data Type Support and more. (updated 2012-03-01)

BarTender 10.0 新增功能

What's New in BarTender 9.4
Enhanced Rich Text, Two-sided Printing, Live Database View While Editing, and Many Other Improvements (updated 2011-01-19)

What's New in BarTender 9.3
Improved Print-Time Data Entry Forms, Powerful New Weighing Scale Support, Improved IBM WebSphere Functionality, Serial Port Triggers and more! (updated 2010-05-14)

What's New in BarTender 9.2
Revision Control, new Print Utilities, new Commander Features, and more! (updated 2009-12-01)

What's New in BarTender 9.1
The brand new Security Center, expanded reprint functionality, new bar codes, and more! (updated 2009-04-21)

What's New in BarTender 9.0
Details about our Biggest Software Release in Over Ten Years (updated 2009-02-03)

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