2 Different Templates From One Btw File? Follow

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Hi,
This is probably pie in the sky, but is it possible to print 2 templates from one btw file? I have an application that a former colleague wrote. The application pulls data from a database and prints to a btw file. Currently it prints product information, Ean code, Serial number etc.

I need to print a second label which will have a just text and the serial number, so if I could get two templates in the one btw file it would do the job for me. Is this possible does anyone know?

Thanks in advance,
Poco

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There is no multiple page setup from 1 btw file feature as of the current version (9.4). However, you can create 2 separate labels and use Batch Maker companion application to make sure they print together.

Batch Maker white paper
http://s3.amazonaws.com/SeagullBarTender/ftp/WhitePapers/WhitePaper_WhatsNewInBT92.pdf#BatchMaker
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Thanks Philip.
Unfortunately I have an older version.
Regards,
Poco
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Although it's less convenient, it's likely you can still manage batch printing by creating an actual batch file manually. BarTender Automation edition (or Enterprise edition, if you have 9.20 or older) supports DOS command line commands. You can refer to Bartender's Help file from "Help > BarTender Help" in the main menu.
Search for "Command Line Parameter Reference"

e.g.,
Create a "PrintLabels.bat" file (using Notepad) containing the following lines:
C:\Program Files\<path to bartend.exe> /AF="C:\labels\MyLabel_1.btw" /P
C:\Program Files\<path to bartend.exe> /AF="C:\labels\MyLabel_2.btw" /P

When you double-click on the .bat file, both labels will be printed.

If you require further help, please contact your local Seagull Scientific technical support. Be sure to have required registration information ready. e.g., Product Key Code (PKC)
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is it possible to use 1 command script to print 2 btw from same dataset? thanks
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[quote name='larry.au' timestamp='1321375350' post='1054']
is it possible to use 1 command script to print 2 btw from same dataset? thanks
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Yes it's possible to print multiple btw files in 1 Commander Script. e.g.,

%BTW% /AF="D:\BARTENDER\FORMATS\A.BTW" /P /PRN="SATO" /D="D:\BARTENDER\COMMANDER\A.TXT"
%BTW% /AF="D:\BARTENDER\FORMATS\B.BTW" /P /PRN="Zebra" /D="D:\BARTENDER\COMMANDER\B.TXT"
%BTW% /AF="D:\BARTENDER\FORMATS\C.BTW" /P /PRN="Intermec" /D="D:\BARTENDER\COMMANDER\C.TXT"
%END%

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