The PDF417 Encoder plug-in allows the FileMaker developer to create PDF417 2-d barcodes using a FileMaker function. The function returns an image that can be placed in any container field.
Provides complete control over barcode dimensions and error correction, or let these values be chosen automatically
Barcode image can be generated at any size or orientation
Micro-PDF barcodes may be produced when space is limited
Macro-PDF allows large amounts of data to span several barcodes
Automatic transcoding of FileMaker character set eliminates problems with international characters. Automatic conversion to Windows line endings eliminates hassles with Windows-centric barcode readers
Barcodes are generated as images native to the platform, so no special fonts are needed
Runs natively on Mac OS X (PPC and Intel) and Windows
Legacy functions from previous versions still work, so you are not forced to alter existing scripts
Versions for FileMaker 4.2-6 are still available
What's new in this version:
Corrects bug in Windows version that could antialias barcode image, causing blurrred edges and scanning problems. Corrects intermittent bug that could cause a crash when an empty string is encoded.