Managing Your BarTender Documents

Use the Manage Files view to manage and organize your documents and folders. This view displays your folder hierarchy, displays items in a selected folder, and provides features that you can use to upload new items and sort, move, rename, search, delete items, and so on.

You can also create a new BarTender document by using a preconfigured template. Your new document is ready to print right away and is saved in BarTender Cloud in the folder that you specify.

To display the Manage Files view, click on the toolbar, and then click Manage Files.

Creating a New BarTender Document from a Template

BarTender Cloud provides a variety of preconfigured templates that you can use to print labels quickly and efficiently without using BarTender Designer. When you create a new BarTender document by using a template, the document is saved in BarTender Cloud in the folder that you specify.

To create a new BarTender document by using a preconfigured template

  1. In the folder navigation pane, select the folder in which you want to create and save the new document.

  2. Open the Template Assistant by using one of the following methods: 

    • On the toolbar, click , and then click Document From BarTender Template.

    • On the toolbar, click BarTender Template.

  3. Scroll to find the template that you want. Alternatively, click Add a filter or use the search bar to filter the available templates.

  4. Point to the template that you want, and then click Create. Alternatively, click the template.

  5. Follow the steps in the Template Assistant to name your document, specify and import data sources, and assign data sources to the fields in the template.

Uploading Documents and Folders

To get started with BarTender Cloud, upload documents and folders in the Manage Files view.

To upload items

  1. In the folder navigation pane, select the folder that you want to add your items to.

  2. Click , and then click File Upload or Folder Upload to browse for the items that you want. Alternatively, drag and drop items into the item list pane to upload them.

BarTender documents that use data entry forms, cloud database connections, and embedded database tables are supported for uploading.

For security purposes, BarTender documents that contain certain kinds of scripts, certain actions, and connections to non-cloud databases are not supported for uploading.

Creating New Folders

To help you organize your documents, you can create any number of folders and subfolders.

To create a new folder

  1. In the folder navigation pane, select the folder in which you want to create the new folder.

  2. On the toolbar, click , and then click Folder.

Managing Documents and Folders

When you select a document or folder in the item list pane, you can use the options on the toolbar above the pane to perform various operations, such as printing, downloading, and copying. You can also add revision comments to a document, view the revision history, and assign permissions to access the selected item to specific users and groups.

The options that appear on the toolbar vary depending on your permissions to access a particular item, on whether an item is selected, and on what type of item is selected. For more information, refer to Manage Files View.

Depending on the size of your browser window, some of these options might not be visible. In this case, click to view these options in a menu, as shown.

Color-coding Folders

To make your documents easier to find, you can change the color of the folder icons. To do this, select the folder that you want, click Folder Color on the toolbar, click Change color, and then use the color selector to select the color that you want.

 

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