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I am using BarTender to connect to an Excel xlsx database to pull all information for required fields on the btw format. The problem I am having is when I print all or print a small selected records the printer will stutter in its print. Meaning it will print 1 row of 4 labels and stop for about .5-1 second then resume for the next row and stop again, so on and so forth. If I remove 2 fields from the label it won't stop as much as if the fields were still on the label. I have some formats with close to the same type of field setup that will not stop at all and others that do stop. The reason I don't think it's the printer is because it doesn't do it on all of my formats. Most of the formats I use are all very close to the same but still different.

Here are my specs:

Datamax W-6308, latest firmware and print drivers. I installed the latest print drivers today from

BarTender Automation
Version: 9.3 SR2
Build: 2725

System Information
Time of this report: 11/1/2012, 12:11:14
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.120504-1619)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: OptiPlex 330
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A00
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2140 @ 1.60GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2036MB RAM
Page File: 794MB used, 1832MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

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Ian Cummings
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The effect is almost always down to the amount of data being sent to the printer on a per label basis.

Make sure that the performance features are enabled via the BarTender "Print" dialog under the "Performance" tab.

I imagine that the variable, database connected text objects are using a true type font instead of a Datamax device font. This means that the printer will have to digest additional graphic data on a per label basis which is why you get the stutter. Reduce the per label data overhead by using device fonts means that a single DPL command is sent for these items thereby increasing data through-put.

You should find the below white paper helpful:
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THANK YOU SO MUCH! That worked, now there is ZERO stutter.