Morovia PCL Barcodes & More 1.5: Release Notes

April. 17, 2007

Revision History
Revision 1.5.0April 17, 2007

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. What's New?
3. Installation and Upgrade Notes
3.1. Installation
3.2. Minimum System Requirements
3.3. Version Compatibility
4. Recent Changes in version 1.5

1. Introduction

This document is the release notes for PCL Barcode & More version 1.5. The following sections describe the release in detail and provide late-breaking updates or other information that supplements the main documentation. This is the second full release of the product. The version 1.5 is a major maintenance release.

Morovia PCL Barcodes & More was conceived to provide a soft font solution that allows customers whose applications are based on the original HP PCL Barcodes & More cartridge to upgrade their printers without interruption of the operation. The product can also be used in new applications to print barcodes and OCR-A/OCR-B characters.

The package contains the following contents:

  • 7 PCL bitmap fonts to print Code 3 of 9, UPC-A, US ZIP, OCR-A and OCR-B symbols.

  • Testing files, which include Windows batch files and Linux scripts to send PCL commands to a printer.

  • User Manual.

2. What's New?

The fonts have been regenerated at 600 dpi to provide better printing accuracy. Manual is enhanced to include more information on how to download the fonts into a printer.

3. Installation and Upgrade Notes

3.1. Installation

If you are working on Windows and the printer is directly connected to your computer, you can use copy command to send files to your printer. If it is a network printer, you can use lpr command to send files to the printer.

3.2. Minimum System Requirements

  • A host computer equipped with copy, cat, or lpr command.

  • A PCL-compatible laser printer, with 600 dpi or above in resolution.

3.3. Version Compatibility

Compatible with 1.0 release in year 2004. Legacy applications should continue to work without modification once the fonts are downloaded into the printer.

4. Recent Changes in version 1.5

The following issues discovered after the last release have been fixed:

  1. Q10111 - Extra barcodes appear in the print when using Code39 PCL fonts from Barcodes & More package.