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1. MICR .NET Controls
2. Large barcodes with PDF417 and DataMatrix Fonts in Crystal Reports
3. MICR check readers for scanning bank checks
Updated Support Issues and FAQ:
4. Barcode fonts do not work with SAP or C++, but are OK in other applications
5. FedEx barcode requirement update
6. How to renew your Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription
7. Affiliate Program information
We have recently released two MICR .NET controls; the Forms Control and Server Control. MICR is the format of the font used to print the bottom line of bank checks. With these new controls the MICR line can now be printed as an image. The Forms Control is used in local .NET applications and the Server Control is used in .NET Web Applications. To download a demo of the control or obtain more information, please visit one of the following:
Forms Control Site:
Server Control Site:
We have made an important change to our Font and Encoder products to allow large barcodes to be created in Crystal Reports. If you use either the PDF417 Font and Encoder or the Data Matrix Font and Encoder you may wish to obtain the new version. Details of the new functionality is provided here:
To obtain the new Font and Encoder, please add or update your Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription, you may order it here. After your order is processed, you will receive a download link to the latest version of the product.
For an economical MICR Check Reader, we offer the SCANTEAM® 8310 made by HHP. This reader contains FLASH memory which allows for easy firmware upgrades in the field without the need to disassemble the product, and a magnetic read head for MICR data capture. It has motorized paper transport for quick, easy check handling, and a high first pass good read rate. This reader can auto-discriminate documents encoded with either E-13B or CMC-7 fonts and allows for the attachment of a 1, 2, or 3 track integrated MSR reader.
To obtain more information, please visit:
Some applications such as SAP, C++ and
a few others require unique font settings.
First, try the non-symbol encoded fonts, which are usually provided in a folder named "Without Symbol Encoding" in the ZIP file. If your ZIP file does not contain this folder, then that package does not use symbol encoded fonts. We understand that using non-symbol encoded fonts can resolve problems in some applications.
If your Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription is up to date and you have ordered more than 1 Single User License, please email us your OrderID number and the exact name of the font you are trying to get to work. In some cases, we can recompile the font using different settings that these applications favor.
We now include information in our PDF417 FAQ to help users of our products create
barcodes for FEDEX applications. We also include a new font with our PDF417 Font
and Encoder that supports the FEDEX specification. More information about this is
IDAutomation.com, Inc. offers extended technical support and product upgrade protection if the "Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription" is purchased with your order. Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription allows you to receive:
For customers that do not purchase Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription, support is limited to our online knowledge base.
If you need to add or update your Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription, you may order it here. After your order is processed, you will receive a download link to the latest version of the product.
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