Topics about getting data into BarTender objects


Can the Database Connection be changed on multiple documents at once?

Question Is there a way to change the database connection in multiple documents at the same time. Answer No, each database connection is saved to the document so each document has to have its own database connection modified. One way to prevent this problem in the future is to use Named Database ...

Can BarTender connect to Google Docs

Question Can BarTender connect to Google Sheets? Answer BarTender cannot make a direct connection to Google Docs. However, you can export data from Google Docs to a supported format for BarTender. You can then connect BarTender to the support file. Export Google Docs to a file Create, view, or s...

Introduction to selecting records

Overview There are a number of ways to filter data from a database for the purpose of specifying which records to print at print-time. Understanding how each method of filtering works will help you decide the best method to use for your printing requirements. Determining factors may include the d...

Using a static filter (Video - 2:47)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016   This video/article uses the following downloads: Sample.xlsx Overview A static filter, also known as a basic filter, is configured in Database Connection Setup, and  will always filter using the same criteria for the condition.   Dynamic filters use criteria...

Using a dynamic filter (Video - 5:36)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016   This video/article uses the following downloads: Sample.xlsx Overview When you need the ability to provide filter criteria at print-time, you can use the Database Connection Setup dialog to create a query prompt that appears each time the document is printe...

Using multiple databases or tables (Video - 4:06)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 This video/article uses the following downloads: Database1.xlsxTable B.txt Overview Joins are basic functions of databases that enable you to merge the contents of two different tables and/or databases into a single view based on a common field or fields betwe...

Connecting BarTender to a QuickBooks database

Overview Intuit’s QuickBooks application is a very popular accounting and business management program that contains its own proprietary database.  There are two ways to connect BarTender to Quickbooks.   Connecting to QuickBooks directly via ODBC For more information about using the ODBC driver p...