ThermalLabel SDK 7.0 Updated – New GS1 AIs, FitProportional fix plus Windows & Web Editors Bug fixes

A maintenance release of ThermalLabel SDK 7.0 is available containing the following:

  • New! BarcodeItem – Added support for the following GS1-128 Application Identifiers (AI): Percentage discount of a coupon: AI (394n), GLN of the production or service location: AI (416), Refurbishment lot ID: AI (7020), Functional status: AI (7021), Revision status: AI (7022), and Global Individual Asset Identifier of an assembly: AI (7023)
  • Fixed! Bug in FitProportional sizing when using Micro PDF417 barcodes
  • Fixed! Bug in multiline text in Data Binding, Data Masking and Counter scenarios
  • Fixed! If TextItem’s MaxLength property is set to a number greater than the current text length, an error is thrown
  • Fixed! In Windows Label Editor, in a Copy/Paste operation, if in the middle of them the items are deleted, then the pasted items are not visible
  • Fixed! In Windows Label Editor, in a cascading Copy/Paste operation, item’s Name (if specified) got longer and longer
  • Fixed! In Windows Label Editor, Item selection change was not considered in Undo action
  • Improved! In Windows Label Editor, NewItemCreated event is raised when paste operation is done
  • Fixed! In Web Label Editor, Cut/Paste operation on an ImageItem or RFIDTagItem failed
  • Improved! In Web Label Editor, newItemCreated event is raised when paste operation is done

You can download and update the product by using the download link 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 but the “File Version”. Here is the list of the new “File version” attributes:

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ThermalLabel.dll patched to v6.0.3517.623
  • Neodynamic.Windows.ThermalLabelEditor.dll patched to v7.0.3517.623
  • ThermalLabelWebEditor Javascript patched to ThermalLabelWebEditor-7.0.17.623.js

Barcode Professional products line Updated – UPC-E and PDF417 Auto Encoding

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

  • Improved! UPC-E encoding allowing 6, 7 or 8 digits.
  • Improved! Auto Encoding optimization for PDF147 & Micro PDF417.

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 patched to v5.0.2016.727
  • Barcode Professional for Windows Forms .NET patched to v9.0.2016.900
  • Barcode Professional for ASP.NET patched to v9.0.2016.900
  • Barcode Professional for WPF patched to v6.0.3516.900
  • Barcode Professional for SQL Reporting Services patched to v9.0.xxxx.900

Barcode Professional SDK 5.0 Updated – GS1 AI (10) bug fixed and Improved UPC-E to UPC-A conversion

A new maintenance release is now available for Barcode Professional SDK for .NET 5.0 The new build contain the following updates:

  • Fixed! GS1 AI (10) strict data validation max length bug.
  • Fixed! UPC-E 6-digits to UPC-A conversion.

You can download and update the product by using the download link which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website.
The “Assembly Version” remains the same while the new “File Version” attribute for this update is:

  • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET patched to v5.0.2016.523

ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 Updated – GS1 DataMatrix FNC1 fix

A maintenance release of ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 is available containing the following:

  • Fixed! Label template XML content was not showing the correct version number attribute.
  • BARCODE UPDATES
  • Fixed! GS1 DataMatrix variable length AIs separator updated to use FNC1 ASCII 232 (before GS ASCII 29 was used).

You can download and update the product by using the download link 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 but the “File Version”. Here is the list of the new “File version” attributes:

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ThermalLabel.dll patched to v6.0.3516.324
  • Neodynamic.Windows.ThermalLabelEditor.dll patched to v6.0.3516.324

ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 Updated – Many barcode related fixes, TLClientPrint and new features

A maintenance release of ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 is available containing the following:

  • Fixed! Font.NameAtPrinterStorage property was not set up after loading an XML Label Template.
  • New! TLClientPrint utility now saves user selected printer settings from the dialog box.
  • BARCODE UPDATES
  • Fixed! DataMatrix Alignment patterns were missing in rect shape symbols with two regions.
  • Fixed! GS1 DataMatrix was using a wrong separator for AI (Application Identifier) concatenation.
  • Improved! DataMatrix Auto Encoding to get the smallest symbol.
  • New! GS1-128 AI (16) “Sell By Date”, (7004) “Active potency”, (7005) Catch area, (7006) “First freeze date”, (7007) “Harvest date”, (7008) “Species for fishery purposes”, (7009) “Fishing gear type”, (7010) “Production method”, (713) “National Healthcare Reimbursement Number (NHRN) – Brasil DRN”, (8012) “Software version”, (8111) “Loyalty points of a coupon” now supported.
  • Fixed! Number Sign ‘#’ was not allowed for encoding with GS1 symbologies.

You can download and update the product by using the download link 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 but the “File Version”. Here is the list of the new “File version” attributes:

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ThermalLabel.dll patched to v6.0.3516.208
  • Neodynamic.Windows.ThermalLabelEditor.dll patched to v6.0.3516.208

Barcode Professional products line Updated – HIBC LIC & EAN.UCC Composite bugs fixed

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

  • Fixed! Position of string header for Serial Number in HIBC LIC barcodes.
  • Fixed! Bug in Binary encoding of GS1/EAN/UCC/UPC Composite barcodes including CC-A, CC-B & CC-C components.

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 patched to v4.0.2015.1014
  • Barcode Professional for Windows Forms .NET patched to v8.0.2015.1014
  • Barcode Professional for ASP.NET patched to v8.0.2015.1014
  • Barcode Professional for WPF patched to v5.0.3515.1014
  • Barcode Professional for SQL Reporting Services patched to v8.0.xxxx.1014

Problems and issues related to Barcode fonts

Are you thinking about using a barcode font? Think twice!

In his post titled “Barcode Font Problems“, Mr. Nachtrieb (who has 30+ years of hands-on experience in barcode technology and runs barcode-test.com) talks about common problems related to barcode fonts. It’s a worth reading and in addition to it, we can add our own points against barcode fontware