Configuring your Document


Auto-Save On Close

Question  Can Auto Save be enabled when printing from BarTender directly? Answer  Yes, Go into BarTender > Administer > Application Message Setup, and enter the ID for Save Message which is 1605, change the default response to Yes, uncheck the Dialog box, and hit Okay.

Can I change the printer on multiple labels at once?

Question Is an easy way to change the printer settings for multiple BarTender documents at once? Answer No, there is no way to change the printer settings for multiple labels all at once. Each label will have to be changed individually. However, when a label is opened and cannot find the printer ...

Is there a way to Disable the Prompt for Substitute Best Matching Printer Font?

Question Is there a way to disable the prompt for Substitute Best Matching Printer Font? Answer Yes. If you are using a Seagull Driver, head over to File -> Print -> Performance Tab Under Print-Time Error Handling, uncheck the option for Warn When Using TrueType Fonts

How to change units in BarTender (Inches to millimeters)

Question  How to change units in BarTender (Inches to millimeters) Answer Go to File > BarTender Document Options then select the View Options tab. You an also find this dialog by going to View > View Options.

How do I rotate my BarTender document?

Question How do I rotate my document (both the View and Printed result)? Answer Let's say you want to rotate the document 180º and it is currently set to "Portrait". In BarTender, open the BarTender document you're wishing to rotate. Access the "View" Menu and choose "Ro...

Can you import Label Designs from a different bar code software into BarTender

Question  I want to import my labels from this labeling software that we have been using. Is this possible? Answer We indeed get this question quite often. We have a short, and a long answer for this. Short answer: In a word no, sorry but this is not possible as a direct feature. Most of the lead...

Templates in BarTender (Video - 7:30)

A template is simply a design area in BarTender where you design the items you want to print. Each template can have any number of barcodes, pictures, or text objects to give you a true WYSIWYG experience with BarTender. This video will show you the basics of working with templates in BarTender....

Setting up a thermal label document (Video - 4:36)

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Inserting separator labels (Video - 1:49)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016, v10.1 Overview Separator labels are printed labels that distinguish one set of labels from another.  They may be a blank label, or have brief text such as "New order."  Instead of using multiple documents, and printing the separator labels manually,...

Setting up a laser/ inkjet label document (Video - 6:15)

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Configuring template backgrounds (Video - 5:06)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 & Versions 10.1, 10.0 Overview How to create a background for your label by adding an image, color, gradient or texture; and how to use a background image as a template for designing a label. For more information please review the Page Setup Dialog in the ...

Setting up a plastic card document (Video - 4:03)

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Double-sided card, tag or label printing (Video - 2:24)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 & Versions 10.1, 10.0   Overview How to set up double-sided printing for your card, tag or label, including creating separate designs for the front and back of your document, and activating the duplex feature of your printer.    

Setting print quantity (Video - 3:48)

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