dLSoft Newsletter April 2016

Contents

1. Products & updates
2. Recent announcements_(from previous issue)
3. Current versions and prices
4. Web sites
5. Contact addresses

1. Products & updates

1.1 Barcode Analyser 1D 

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Analyser 1D which is a tool for analysing high-resolution images of printed 1D barcodes for the purpose of reporting on the quality and structure of the printed barcode.  See https://www.dlsoft.com/decoders/Barcode_Analyser.htm

Barcode Analyser supports Code 39, Extended 39, Code 93, Extended 93, Code 128, Codabar, EAN/JAN-13, EAN-8, EAN/UCC-14, EAN/UCC-128, MSI/Plessey, Standard 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A and UPC-E. It also supports 2 and 5 digit supplementaries for EAN/JAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A and UPC-E symbols.

1.2 Barcode Byte Reporter

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Byte Reporter. This program takes input from a suitable USB or serial port barcode scanner and displays the byte pattern decoded by the scanner. Of particular value for testing the position of FNC1 characters in GS1-128 barcodes and message terminators in 2D symbols. See https://www.dlsoft.com/decoders/ByteReporter.htm

1.3 The Barcode Desk

We are pleased to announce the release of the Barcode Desk version 3. This is a collection of programs which provide for the generation of barcode images, the printing of barcode labels and the analysis of barcode. It includes the two products listed above as well as our popular products Really Simple Barcodes and Really Simple Labels. See https://www.dlsoft.com/BarcodeDesk.htm

1.4 Barcode Server 6 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Barcode Server version 6. We hope this can provide for all your company barcode needs, from barcode images for your web sites, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Office applications to a host of other applications and used. This new version includes a free Windows desktop app that can be used for saving the images in a variety of graphic formats and printing simple barcode labels.  See https://www.dlsoft.com/server_products/barcode_server.htm

1.5 Barcodes from the Cloud

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Barcodes from the Cloud service, a subscription service that provides barcode images directly from our cloud server using a free Windows desktop app. See https://www.dlsoft.com/info/barcode_cloud.htm

A complete list of our current product and release dates is available at:
http://downloads.dlsoft.com/testware/versions.htm


2 Recent announcements (from previous issue)

2.1 dBarcode.NET WinForm controls 

The WinForms controls included in the dBarcode.Net products have been modified to pass Mouse event information to the control's container.
The following products have been modified:

dBarcode.Net 1D Universal - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net 2D Universal - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Dual Universal - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Composite - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Standard - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net GS1 - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Aztec - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Databar - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net Datamatrix - versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net PDF417- versions 5.31
dBarcode.Net QR Code - versions 5.31

The WinForm control included with the above product will now pass MouseDown, MouseUp, MouseClick and MouseMove events to the parent container, allowing run-time movement of the control and other mouse events to be handled in code.

2.2 Active Barcode Components and dBarcode Developer Kit 

The Active Barcode Components, BarcodesAndLabelsForOffice and the dBarcode Developer Kit have been updated to remove trailing spaces from data provided through the Caption property. This enables the components to be used with older fixed width database field - such as in Visual FoxPro. The associated Help files have been updated to include examples of using CreateObject functions.

The following products have been modified:

Active Barcode Component Universal - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component Standard - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component GS1 - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component Aztec - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component Databar- version 7.3
Active Barcode Component Datamatrix - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component PDF417 - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component QR Code - version 7.3
Active Barcode Component Universal - version 7.3

dBarcode Developer Kit - version 10.3

2.3 Font Kits

The following products have had updated to include new Visual FoxPro samples in the distributions. Help files updated to include examples of using CreateObject functions.

Aztec Font Kit - version 6.65
Datamatrix Font Kit - version 6.65
Databar Font Kit - version 6.65
PDF417 Font Kit - version 6.65
QR Code Font Kit - version 6.65

Universal Font Kit - version 7.1

There are no serial number changes from the previous releases associated with the above.

A complete list of our current product and release dates is available at:
http://downloads.dlsoft.com/testware/versions.htm


3  Current versions and prices of dLSoft Products

A list of current versions and release dates is maintained at:  http://downloads.dlsoft.com/testware/versions.htm

The current retail price list is also available from: http://downloads.dlsoft.com/testware/pplist.htm


4 Web site

The dLSoft web site at https://www.dLSoft.com has now migrated into the cloud. Please let us know if this cuases any problems - or indeed if you have any other comments about the site.



5 Contact addresses

e-mail: DLSOFT@DLSOFT.COM

Phone: 0845 519 0049  - International +44 208 559 0049


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