Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Jatin Jain

Integrating Bartender And Tsc Printer With A Java Application

Recommended Posts

Jatin Jain

I have a Swing application. I want to produce barcode labels from the application (using barcode4j to get barcodes) and fire print to the TSC printer. Is there a way to do this. When I print the component using a normal printer, it prints just fine but not on the TSC printer. Can someone help me as to how to go about this please.

 

Thanks a lot

 

Jatin Jain

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Susan C - Seagull Support

Hi,

 

BarTender’s support for ActiveX Automation allows users to use Java with code that that instructs BarTender to automatically perform barcode label printing. You can reference

 

 

ActiveX reference: http://s3.amazonaws.com/SeagullBarTender/ftp/WhitePapers/WhitePaper_BarTendersActiveXAutomationInterface.pdf

 

Java implementation with Bartender reference:

ftp://ftp.seagullscientific.com/TechSupport/ActiveX/Java/BtAutoJavaEx.zip

 

 

TSC Seagull printer driver download to work with Bartender for the optium performance.

http://www.seagullscientific.com/aspx/free-windows-printer-drivers-download.aspx

 

For Barcode4j software print barcode in Java, you might need to check with their software support

 

You can download Bartender http://www.seagullscientific.com/aspx/free-bar-code-label-printing-software-download.aspx for a try

 

 

Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Arnold93

There was a mistake in my process....

There is no need to print image on the barcode labels....

since the resolution of my thermal printer is 203 dpi...the images will not come properly...

 

Now, I used the Software CD that came with my thermal printer to create a customized label with Header, footer and the barcode...

Then I crated the PRN file by checking 'print to file' option....

After that I used the PRN file as a template and wrote code for creating prn file using my java application....

I created a separate class for this purpose . In this I used a StringBuilder variable and stored the contents of the PRN file...and used String variables for label and text fields....

 

Then I used the command COPY /B <prn-file path> <printer network path> to print the labels...

 

This command is working fine from command prompt....

But I'm having problems in executing the same command with RunTime.getRunTime.exec() method...

 

Error:

java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "COPY": CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified

 

I'm still finding a solution to run this command using java....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Sign in to follow this  

×