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Hi

I have created a Label Format - pa2-F
it currently accesses an Excel File (BT3) on the F Drive on the Server.

I also have a 2nd Excel File (BT1) with slightly differing data on my C Drive

I want both Files available simultaneously so I can toggle between the 2 Data Sources depending on what barcodes I want to print.
The Label Format remains constant; only the Data Source will change.

Any suggestions?

regards
pa2

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Shotaro Ito
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Hi pa2,
BarTender doesn't have simple selection of Excel database.
You can switch excel file by
Open database setup (from print dialog / toolbar), Option tab > Setup > Datasource, paste full path to the excel file.

However - I think create two copy of btw files (one connect to C\:\BT1.xls, another connect to F:\BT3.xls) would be easier.

For text database like CSV file, you can specify database file by command line option /D="<path to csv file>"
ex.
"C:\Program Files\Seagull\BarTender Suite\bartend.exe" /F="F:\pa2-f.btw" /D="F:\BT3.csv"
(Automation edition or above required.)
Hope that helps!

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