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Label Solutions

Labelling SDK (b-PAC)

Features

Easy to program

  • Label printing can be performed with only a few lines of programming code.
  • No special knowledge of interface or barcode commands is needed.
  • All necessary information such as printer driver settings and label size are saved in the template that is used.

Easy to program

Print a variety of information

Any combinations of the following characteristics can be placed on a label

  • Text
  • Barcodes
  • Images
  • Borders/Frames
  • Symbols
  • "Printed On" date and time

Print a variety of information

Print barcodes

The majority of popular barcode formats that P-touch editor supports can be printed by b-PAC:

  • CODE39
  • Interleaved 2/5
  • UPC-A and UPC-E
  • EAN8, EAN13 and EAN128
  • CODABAR(NW-7)
  • CODE128
  • POSTNET
  • LaserBarcode
  • ISBN-2 and ISBN-5

Print barcodes

DOS printing

As long as the DOS program is running in a DOS shell under Windows®, labels can be still printed with b-PAC by using the Windows® Scripting Host to pass information from DOS into Windows®.