BarTender 2021 Preview 2 - Release Notes Follow

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Jasper Wen

With the release of BarTender 2021 Preview 2, Seagull Scientific continues to enhance your design and printing experience and provide easier ways to manage and administer your operation.

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You can find the complete list of features that were added or improved in BarTender 2021 Preview 2 below. It will also include all functionality and features that were previously introduced in the first Preview 1 release.

New Features

  • Added support for configuring license backup and redundancy
  • Modernized Librarian to include a new workflow designer, transitions, file state based permissions, email notifications, rules for managing file workflow mapping, and workflow approvals integrated with Print Portal
  • Added REST API functionality and support for Print Portal
  • Database Integration will automatically restart if monitored database becomes temporarily unavailable
  • Added native database driver for QuickBooks Online databases
  • Added expanded support for GS1 version 20 specification
  • Improved encryption key management by adding improved hashing and the ability to assign names and comments

Bug Fixes

Administration Console

  • Fixed an issue that prevented "-" and "_" characters from being used to define Integration server names in Administration Console
  • Fixed a UI problem where the "BarTender System Database" wizard wouldn't appear under Administration Console for Dutch input profile

BarTender Designer

  • Fixed an issue the may cause page setup configurations to be set incorrectly when opening a previously designed document
  • Fixed an issue that caused the pictogram symbols in the GHS sample documents to not render correctly
  • Fixed an issue that may cause auto fit text to be positioned incorrectly
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause auto size/fit text to get cut off when using documents designed in older versions of BarTender
  • Fixed an issue where "End of job" templates in a BarTender document would partially not print
  • Fixed an issue that caused prefixes and suffixes to print incorrectly when using serialization and multiple templates
  • Fixed an issue with on-screen editing that prevented font settings from being modified for multiple data sources when suppressed
  • Fixed a rare issue where the GS1 Application Data Source Wizard may set the incorrect prefix
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause a GS1-128 (CC-A/CC-B) composite barcode to render incorrectly
  • Fixed an issue that may cause high resolution images to get stretched and cut off in BarTender Designer
  • Fixed a rare issue that may "-" characters to not display when set in a custom character filter
  • Fixed an issue that caused BarTender to crash when inserting a named data source in a Word Processor object
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause BarTender to crash when using a binary image and changing the data type
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause a GS1-128 barcode check digit set to hidden to display
  • Fixed an issue that may cause human readable text of a barcode with placement set to left or right to violate the barcode quiet zone
  • Fixed an issue that may cause overlaid objects in a non-printable area to print
  • Fixed an issue that may cause text to not wrap when using hyphen Unicode characters

BarTender .NET SDK

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the XMLScriptTask method from being added and executed as a GroupTask using the Print Server .NET SDK

BarTender System Database

  • Fixed an issue that caused print job information and messages to not be logged to the BarTender System Database in a timely manner

Database Connection

  • Corrected an issue with invalid SQL statement created when using the "Execute SQL" and joined tables

Data Entry Forms

  • Fixed an issue that may cause previously enter values to be lost when using form actions
  • Fixed an issue that caused BarTender to hang or crash when two boxes are overlaid on top of each other in a data entry form
  • Fixed an issue that caused the width and height values to not save for the record picker data entry control
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause text input data entry controls linked to database fields to malfunction when selecting records in a record picker and clicking the reset button
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Alt + P keyboard shortcut to no longer work when printing using a data entry form
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause a dropdown record picker data entry control to show cached database fields from another document
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause entries in a data entry control list to not save

History Explorer

  • Fixed an issue that caused an error "3200 No records found" when reprinting a document containing a database query in History Explorer or Reprint Console
  • Fixed a rare issue that may allow users access to History Explorer general options when not granted administer permissions

Installation

  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause LocalDB not to install or be detected
  • Fixed an issue that caused product registration to not accept emails with 163.com domains

Integration

  • Fixed an issue with "Transform text to record set" which would produce wrong print result when trigger contains a first empty field
  • Fixed a root cause that would prevent the Integration Platform from starting BT engines with Error number "12 ::CoUnmarshalInterface failed" as the error message
  • Improved monitoring behavior for File Integration when scanning network folders
  • Fixed an issue that may cause the File Integration "actions after detection" move file path to become lost
  • Fixed an issue that caused Integration to stop when processing data containing non-printable characters

Librarian

  • Fixed an issue where Librarian would display an error message when tying to modify a file name and switch lowercase to uppercase
  • Fixed a rare issue that may not allow file states to be changed in Librarian

Printing

  • Fixed an issue that caused a custom date field to not parse correctly and become missing
  • Fixed an issue that may cause PDF images to unexpectedly rotate
  • Fixed an issue that caused images to not render when data sourced using a file path
  • Fixed an issue with SFCompactText not printing correctly via the Integration Platform
  • Fixed an issue that caused images to become missing when set to conditional print on layers using PDF
  • Fixed an issue that caused a print to file license violation when the printer name contains a "+" character
  • Fixed a rare issue that caused the incorrect record to be selected when the selection display database field remains constant using a dropdown record picker
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause printer document properties and settings to not be retained when printing between similar printer models

Print Portal

  • Fixed an issue in Print Portal that caused the "file filter" option to become missing in the Administrative Setup -> root folder configuration
  • Fixed an issue in Print Portal that caused Librarian documents to not update
  • Fixed core issue that would prevent Print Portal to start and would show "HTTP Error 500.19" internal server error

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