Introduction to layers (Video - 7:09)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 Overview A layer is an object or group of objects that occupy a particular plane. Layers are often used in graphical editors to create composite images that contain overlapping objects. In BarTender, layers may contain one or more text objects, images, barcode...

Organizing objects with layers

Overview Objects can be organized in a document by applying distinctive on-screen appearances to various layers which enable you to easily distinguish between them. For example, you can set one layer to display in a single color, while another layer has reduced transparency.  Additionally, layers...

Conditional Printing with layers (Video - 4:14)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 Overview This article will explain how to set a layer to conditionally print. Conditional printing allows you to set specific conditions under which an object on your document will print. Consider the following example. You run a medical device company who dis...

Document security using layers (Video - 4:13)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 Overview One method for document security involves utilizing a few BarTender features in conjunction: a document password, locking layers, and setting a layer to a bounding rectangle.   You can easily lock a layer in BarTender by clicking the icon in the Layer...

Making an employee badge (Video - 7:12)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 Overview This article will walk you through one method for creating an employee badge using layers in BarTender.  You will learn how to set up layers in order to: organize content, restrict objects to a bounding rectangle, and print to specific printer panels ...