Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 for .NET STANDARD (.NET, CORE, Xamarin, Mono & UWP) just released!

We’re proud to announce the new 4.0 release of Barcode Professional SDK for .NET STANDARD!

This new Version 4.0 brings the following features:

  • New! EPC QR-Code Barcode
  • New! TLC39 Barcode
  • New! Plessey Barcode
  • New! Code 49 Barcode
  • New! Codablock-F Barcode
  • New! HIBC LIC CodablockF Barcode
  • New! HIBC PAS CodablockF Barcode
  • New! TriOptic Barcode
  • New! Update AIs based on GS1 General Specification v20: AI (723s) Certification reference, AI (7240) Protocol ID, AI (8009) Optically readable sensor indicator, AI (8013) Global Model Number (GMN), AI (8026) Identification of pieces of a trade item (ITIP) contained in a logistic unit.
  • New! Added two digits checksum to Code11 symbology.
  • New! Added PCX 1bpp barcode generation.
  • New! Added EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) barcode generation.
  • New! Added scale factor option for SVG barcode generation.
  • Improved! Applied clipping for rounded corners when a border is specified.

You can download v4.0 from our website at
https://neodynamic.com/products/barcode/net-core/download/

Barcode Professional products line Update – Fixed bug PDF417 Rows and Columns setting

A new maintenance release was published for most of our Barcode Professional products. The new builds contain the following updates:

  • Fixed! PDF417 unreadable symbol when a fixed number of Rows is specified and number of Columns needs to be calculated; and vice versa.

You can download and update the products by using their download links which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website.
The “Assembly Version” of the dlls have not changed. Here is the list of all new “File version” attributes depending on the Barcode Professional edition:

    • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET STANDARD patched to v3.0.19.1021
    • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET Windows patched to v7.0.2019.1021
    • Barcode Professional for Windows Forms .NET patched to v11.0.2019.1021
    • Barcode Professional for ASP.NET patched to v11.0.2019.1021
    • Barcode Professional for WPF patched to v8.0.3519.1021
    • Barcode Professional for SQL Reporting Services patched to v11.0.xx19.1021

 

WebClientPrint 5.0 for ASP.NET & PHP now available with Encryption, Password Protection and Advanced PDF, DOC & XLS Printing support!

We’re proud to announce the brand new 5.0 release of our WebClientPrint solution for ASP.NET Core, MVC & WebForms and for PHP This new Version 5.0 brings some excited features like advanced PDF, DOC & XLS printing support plus file content encryption and password protected files!

What’s new in Version 5.0?

  • New! All advanced PDF printing (Print as Grayscale, Print Annotations, Rotation, Page Range) in v4.0 that were available for Windows, now are available for macOS and Linux!
  • New! Added more PDF printing settings like Sizing (None & Fit), Auto Center, and Auto Rotate to PrintFilePDF class.
  • New! Printing Password-protected PDF files through PrintFilePDF class.
  • New! Added RSA-AES Encryption support for PDF, TXT, PNG, JPG/JPEG files to protect file content.
  • New! Added manual Duplex printing support for PDF files through PrintFilePDF class.
  • New! Added new PrintFileDOC class supporting *.docx, *.docm, *.dotx, *.dotm, *.doc, *.dot, *.rtf, and *.odt file formats. NOTE: For Windows clients only. Requires Microsoft Word 97+!
  • New! Support for printing Password-protected DOC files, and options like manual Duplex, Pages Range through the brand new PrintFileDOC class. NOTE: For Windows clients only. Requires Microsoft Word 97+!
  • New! Added new PrintFileXLS class supporting *.xl, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb, *.xlam, *.xltx, *.xltm, *.xls, *.xla, *.xlt, *.xlm, *.xlw and *.ods file formats. NOTE: For Windows clients only. Requires Microsoft Excel 97+!
  • New! Support for printing Password-protected XLS files, and Pages Range setting through the brand new PrintFileXLS class. NOTE: For Windows clients only. Requires Microsoft Excel 97+!
  • New! Added Duplex printing options (Default, Simplex, Vertical, Horizontal) to InstalledPrinter based on the built-in duplex support of the target printer.
  • New! Added “duplex” option to the jsWebClientPrint.getPrintersInfo(); javascript function to detect whether this feature is supported by client printers.
  • New! Added None option to TextAlignment enum for printing txt files as is i.e. without any alignment.
  • New! Added DeleteAfterPrinting property to PrintFile class. The file to be printed is downloaded to the client device and will be deleted after printing by default. Only applied to file formats which WCPP App can print without any external software dependency. Currently supported formats are PDF, PNG, JPG, TXT.

BREAKING CHANGES

  • 32-bit WCPP Client for Mac and Linux are no longer supported. Only 64-bit WCPP apps are supported under macOS and Linux.
  • WebClientPrint is now built as a .NET Standard 2.0 Lib which means that ASP.NET 2.0 and 3.x are no longer supported. Being a .NET Standard Lib, now there’s a single WebClientPrint dll that can be used/referenced in classic/legacy ASP.NET WebForms and ASP.NET Core MVC. The minimum supported ASP.NET non-Core version is 4.6.1
  • SerialPortPrinter class does not longer references to System.IO.Ports enums for related properties and were changed to similar enums part of WebClientPrint assembly. System.IO.Ports.Handshake, System.IO.Ports.Parity, and System.IO.Ports.StopBits must be changed by SerialPortHandshake, SerialPortParity, and SerialPortStopBits respectivelly.

Migration Guide

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Barcode Professional products line Update – Fixed bug in ISO/IEC 15434 Encoding in HIBC LIC and PAS 2D barcodes, PDF417 Rows and Columns setting and more

A new maintenance release was published for most of our Barcode Professional products. The new builds contain the following updates:

  • Fixed! ISO/IEC 15434 Encoding in HIBC LIC and PAS 2D barcodes
  • Fixed! Industrial 2 of 5 symbol rendering
  • Fixed! Code 128 encoding when explicit switching between Char Sets is used
  • Fixed! GS1-128 (formerly EAN/UCC-128) custom format code validation
  • Fixed! PDF417 did not honor symbol size if either a number of Columns and Rows are explicitly specified
  • Fixed! GetCode93Checksum method of BarcodeUtils class

You can download and update the products by using their download links which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website.
The “Assembly Version” of the dlls have not changed. Here is the list of all new “File version” attributes depending on the Barcode Professional edition:

  • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET STANDARD patched to v3.0.19.205
  • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET Windows patched to v7.0.2019.205
  • Barcode Professional for Windows Forms .NET patched to v11.0.2019.205
  • Barcode Professional for ASP.NET patched to v11.0.2019.205
  • Barcode Professional for WPF patched to v8.0.3519.205
  • Barcode Professional for SQL Reporting Services patched to v11.0.xx19.205

Barcode Professional SDK 3.0 for .NET STANDARD just released!

We’re proud to announce the new 3.0 release of Barcode Professional SDK for .NET STANDARD!

This new Version 3.0 brings the following features:

You can download v3.0 from our website at
http://neodynamic.com/products/barcode/net-core/download/

JSPrintManager for Any Web Platform just released!

We’re proud to announce the release of our brand new Web Printing solution called JSPrintManager

JSPrintManager is a Javascript + Client App solution for Client-side Printing scenarios designed to be used in any Website developed on top of any Web Platform like ASP.NET, PHP, Django, Ruby On Rails (RoR), Express.js and more!
By writing pure Javascript code, JSPrintManager allows you to easily send raw data, text and native commands as well as known file formats (like PDF, TXT, DOC, XLS, JPG, PNG) to any printer installed or available at the client machine without showing or displaying any print dialog box!

Getting Started with JSPrintManager

 

WCPP 4.0 for Windows, Linux, Mac & RPi clients Update – New Custom Page Size for PDF

We’re glad to announce a new update to WebClientPrint Processor 4.0 for Windows, Linux, Mac & RPi clients. This new update includes:

  • New! Support for specifying custom page size through PaperName property of InstalledPrinter class when printing PDF files.

How to use the new feature
The custom page size must be specified in following format: PW=8.5-PH=11 where PW= refers to the Page Width and PH= refers to the Page Height in INCH unit. This parameters must be set to the PaperName property of InstalledPrinter class. The following snipped code set the paper size to Letter but specified in Inch unit:


InstalledPrinter clientPrinter = new InstalledPrinter("Printer Name Here");
clientPrinter.PaperName = "PW=8.5-PH=11";

This update requires the installation of the client software only.

Download WebClientPrint Processor 4.0

The “File version” value for this update is:

> wcpp patched to v4.0.18.601