How can I change the size of the Print and Cancel buttons in the data entry dialog?

Question  I want to change the size of the data entry dialog buttons. How can I do this? Answer  You can increase or decrease the size of the buttons by changing the font size in the Form Properties dialog. This is not an option in version 10.1 or earlier.

How do you hide columns in the Record Picker?

Question My database has more columns than I want to show. How can I hide columns in the record picker? Answer  You can find this setting in the Record Picker Properties. Setting the Visible property to No will automatically hide the column each time you open up the data entry form. Setting it to...

How to group records and nest grouping in the record selector / picker

Question  How do you group records in a record selector on the data entry form? How can you nest groups? Answer  Simple grouping Open properties dialog for the Record Picker. The settings for the record picker will allow you to group and automatically sort records by a field name. your form will...

Creating number input box and calculator data entry

Question  How to create a number input box and calculator data entry? Answer Create a number input box or slider (numeric data entry form type) Go into number input box options Set the buttons option to drop down calculator Link it to data source and text object

Delimiting character input in data entry field Text Input Boxes

Symptom You want to limit the numbers allowed to be input into a field on a form. For example, you want users to only be able to enter digits 0-9 excluding 6 Environment  BarTender 2016 Fix/Answer This is most effective with text input boxes.  Open up the properties of the Text Input box. Make s...

How Do you Retain Information in The BarTender Template After Entering it in the Data Entry Form?

Question How Do you Retain Information in The BarTender Template After Entering it in the Data Entry Form? Answer In the Input Box Properties of the Data Entry Form, go to the Data Entry option in the tree, select Default to Use Sample Data, and select the box down below for Update sample data af...

Change tab order in the Data Entry Form

Question Is it possible to change the tab order in the Data Entry Form? Answer Yes. By clicking on an empty area on the form, we can open the "Form Properties" dialog and, selecting the "Tab Order" option check (and change if necessary) the order on which the tabs are selected:

Combine a Query Prompt and a Record Picker.

Question  How to combine a query prompt and a record picker. Answer  In order to "filter" and update a record picker using a data entry control (for example a text input box, a drop down list or any other type of control) you would need to follow these steps:1. As a first step you'll ne...

Example on conditional "form control" behaviour.

Question  Customer needs to print labels for a pallet type production, where for each packing number they have different packing lines, each of the latter include a variable number of boxes, and each box contain a variable number of parts. The packing number is a value in a database, and each pac...

Where is the Option for "Repeat Data Entry Until Cancelled"?

Question  Where can I find the Option for "Repeat Data Entry Until Cancelled"? Answer It's a little hidden. If you go into the Print dialog (File -> Print), There should be an Options tab next to the Quantity tab. If you click here, the first option is to check the option for Repeat ...

Controlling the Printing of a Multi-Datasource Barcode Based upon a Data Entry Form Field

Question I do not want my barcode to print if I do not enter anything in the Data Entry Form. However, there are other pieces of the barcode that are already populated with data.  Answer Use Named Data Sources. When you name a data source in an object on a template, you are able to access the dat...

Configuring the record picker (Video - 6:27)

  Applies to: BarTender 2016 Overview BarTender 2016 features customizable data entry forms that can be used to input data at print time.  In this video you will learn how to specify properties of the Record Picker, which ties data to the data entry form, including how data is presented t...

Using the list controls (Video - 5:20)

  Overview BarTender 2016 features customizable data entry forms that can be used to input data at print time. In this video you will learn how to create pre-populated data lists using different data sources, including an embedded database, an external file, file names from a folder an...