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John

External database link not saving

After setting up the label using the Barcode Label Software, linking the external database file, embedding the data, linking the fields to the database columns, saving the file all works properly until we close the program. Reopening the label file generates a field exceeds boundary error, the database link cannot be established and errors each field resetting the value back to 0. Repeating the initial link to external database and then the individual fields will set things to right.


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Barcode Label Software (Standard or Pro version)

If the data is set to embedded data or you if you go into Tools -- Data Sets -- Manage Data Sets and there is embedded data, then re-linking the External Data will be overridden by the Embedded Data Set. You must delete the Embedded Set by selecting the Data Set name and choosing Remove.

1. Choose Data Sets
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2. Manage Data Sets
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3. Remove the Data Set
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4. Re-link your external file.
After you have removed the Embedded Data Set, then re-link your external file.



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Can you send the files( Excel and .ida file) to our support email?

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