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How do I set up my TEKLYNX (CODESOFT / LABELVIEW / LABELMATRIX) Network and client workstation?

***These Screenshots are in TEKLYNX CODESOFT, but work for all products.***   1.       Open your Network Toolbar by going to...
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Why won't my software launch/open?

Why won't my software launch/open?One reason that the software may give you unexpected errors is that your antivirus is blocking the software from...
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Hardkey is no longer being detected.

Hardkey is no longer being detected by the software. If you have not already done so, download the latest HASP drivers. Be sure to select the Save option...
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Training Guide: Labels and Label Settings

Lesson: Labels and Label Settings Create a label Define the properties of a label such as its size, orientation, margins and gaps Creating and Setting Up...
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Training Guide: Label Printing in Labelview and Codesoft

Lesson: Label Printing   In this lesson you will learn about: Options available for printing labels  Printing Options Print dialog box The...
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What is a Network license?

A Network license is a license of a TEKLYNX product that behaves as a "floating license" hosted in a centralized location like a server.  ...
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How do I activate my offline license using our website?

Follow this process for activating an offline license using our website. This is the preferred method for offline activation. Go to Start>All...
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Training Guide: Adding Counter Variables in LABELVIEW

Lesson: Counter Variables In this lesson you will learn about: Counter variables Properties of counter variables Defining the format of a counter variable...
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How do I add a printer driver in CODESOFT/LABELVIEW?

How do I add a printer driver in CODESOFT/LABELVIEW?      Open CODESOFT/LABELVIEW. Go to File > Select Printer. Click Add....
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Training Guide: CODESOFT RFID Tag Setup and Programming

Lesson: CODESOFT RFID Tag Setup and Programming  In this lesson you will learn to: Add a radio frequency tag to your label Define the properties of a...
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Training Guide: Adding Data Sources and Variables in Labelview and Codesoft

Lesson: Data Sources and Variables WHAT YOU WILL LEARN In this lesson you will learn about: Data sources Variables Variable objects Types of variables...
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Training Guide: Customization of the LABELVIEW or CODESOFT Environment

Customizing the Environment Options dialog box You can customize many aspects of the LABELVIEW or CODESOFT environment using the Configuration dialog box....
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Training Guide: Printers and Printer Settings

Lesson: Printers and Printer Settings   In this lesson you will learn to:    Select a printer to use with a label  Add a printer by...
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Training Guide: "When Printed" Data Sources

Lesson: When Printed data source In this lesson you will learn about: When Printed data sources Properties of When Printed data sources: Input properties...
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Training Guide: ODBC Database Variables

Lesson: ODBC Database Variables In this lesson you will learn about: Database variablesWorking with ODBC databasesInstalling data sources  About...
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How do I activate using my smartphone?

Please create an article describing the process for activation using a smart phone. Please include detailed steps with screenshots. A barcode scanner...
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Where do I download a trial of TEKLYNX LABEL MATRIX/LABELVIEW/CODESOFT software?

Fill out the form after clicking the link below. Choose the specific product in the TEKLYNX PRODUCT dropdown in the form. After filling out the form,...
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How do I activate my offline license with a USB Key?

Problem How do I activate my offline license with a USB Key?   Resolution The process for activation is the same for all of our software packages....
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How do I create my first label?

This video will walk you through how to create a simple label template in CODESOFT.   ...
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I am getting an NT Service Error when attempting to start the license service controller

NT Service error means the user trying to run our service SLicense does not have enough privileges to do so. Step 1: Go to services Step 2: Scroll down to...
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How do I install the current version of CODESOFT?

Resolution You can install the software via Electronic delivery or CD depending on how you purchased it. If you have already installed the Demo version...
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How to import data from a text file

How to import data from a text file:*This feature is only available in LABELVIEW GOLD and CODESOFT ENTERPRISE. 1. Go to Data Sources > Advanced and...
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Training Guide: Creating a Table Lookup

Lesson: Table Lookup Variables In this lesson you will learn about: Table lookup variables Creating table lookup variables Using table lookup variables in...
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Training Guide: Creating Variable Objects in LABELVIEW or CODESOFT

Lesson: Variable Objects In this lesson you will learn about: Variable objectsCreating variable objectsAdding variables to a label as text, bar code or...
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Training Guide: OLE Objects in LABELVIEW and CODESOFT

Lesson: OLE Objects   WHAT YOU WILL LEARN In this lesson you will learn about: Object linking and embedding (OLE)The difference between linked and...
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Training Guide: Adding TextArt and RichTextFields to LABELVIEW

Lesson: TextArt and RichTextField In this lesson your will learn about:  TextArt object propertiesAdding a TextArt object to your labelRichTextField...
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What does a sample CFI command file look like?

Problem What does a sample CFI command file look like? Resolution Displayed are two templates of a proper CFI drop file. Both of these samples will pull...
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Setup an Epson Printer to work with my Codesoft or Labelview software

How to Guide: Using an Epson printer with your Codesoft or Labelview software. NOTE: This article should be used as a guide for models of Epson printers...
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Error when activating my software: No remaining activations for this license.

Unfortunately, the license that is trying to be activated no longer has any activations left on it. You will want to deactivate the license from the most...
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How do I connect to a SQL Database?

Problem How do I connect to a SQL Database? *Watch the video tutorial below   Resolution Click Data Sources > Database >...
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Training Guide: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Images to a Label

Lesson: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Images to a Label Properties of fixed images You can set the following properties for fixed images: Image settings,...
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Training Guide: OLE DB Database Variables

Lesson: OLE DB Database Variables   In this lesson you will learn about: Database variables Working with OLE databases Installing data sources  ...
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Training Guide: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Bar Codes to a Label

Lesson: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Bar Codes to a Label Properties of fixed bar codes You can set the following properties for fixed bar codes: Code...
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Will the labels I created in an older version of the software convert into the newest version of the software?

You may encounter this message when opening an older lable in the newe version of LABELVIEW/CODESOFT. This is confirming you understand the label will not...
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Error when activating my software: This license is not compatible with Virtual Environments

If this error is received when trying to activate your software license, this is indicating that the software you purchased is a perpetual license and...
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Training Guide: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Text to a Label

Lesson: Fixed Objects - Adding Fixed Text to a Label Properties of fixed text You can set the following properties for fixed text objects: Character...
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I get the message "Invalid Character" when entering in my serial number

Problem I get the message “Invalid Character” when trying to enter in my serial number.   Resolution When attempting to enter the serial...
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My print button is grayed out, why?

Why is my print button greyed out?  If you are experiencing issues where you are unable to print where the print option is greyed out, here are...
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My TEKLYNX software won't activate because it says I don't have internet access, but I do.

My TEKLYNX software won't activate because it says I don't have internet access, but I do.   Ensure access to www.braton.net is accepted....
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Training Guide: Queries, Sorting, and Joining for Databases in Labelview and Codesoft

Lesson: Queries, Sorting, and Joining for Databases   In this lesson you will learn about: Queries Defining queries, including sort methods, joins...
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I just downloaded the software but it wont let me try, it only shows activate

If you are unable to select try from the license manager there are a few things that could cause that issue: If you have a single user license and are...
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Training Guide: ASCII Database Variables

Lesson: ASCII Database Variables In this lesson you will learn about: ASCII tables Creating describer files Importing ASCII data files into a document...
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TEKLYNX 2019 Products are Here!

We're excited to announce the launch of our 2019 versions of LABEL MATRIX, LABELVIEW, CODESOFT, SENTINEL, and LABEL ARCHIVE. Featuring a wide...
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Error when activating my license: This license is not for this product.

This message will get generated by either of the two following reasons: 1. The version of the software that is installed is different than the version...
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Training Guide: Adding DateVariables in Labelview or Codesoft

Lesson: Date Variables   In this lesson you will learn about: Date variables (also called “date and time stamps”) Properties of date...
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Training Guide: LABELVIEW/CODESOFT User interface

Lesson: LABELVIEW/CODESOFT User Interface   In this lesson you will learn about:    The LABELVIEW/CODESOFT environment (application window)...
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Trying to Activate on a Surface Tablet

ProblemWhen Activating our software on a Microsoft Surface Tablet, You receive an error message stating that this license isn't compatible with...
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Error when activating my software: This license is not for this product: version mismatch

This error message appears when you are attempting to activate a product that is of a different version number then the license that is being utilized is...
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How to set the Maximum Value of a Counter based upon another Variable

How to set the Maximum Value of a Counter based upon another Variable *This functionality is only available in Labelview 2014 Gold or greater and Codesoft...
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Training Guide: Printing Log files

Lesson: Printing Log files Printing Log files How to create printing Log files How to generate content for and display printing Log files  About...
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How do I create a desktop icon?

How do I create a desktop Icon?  1. Click Start, All Programs and locate the TEKLYNX Product folder. (LABELVIEW, CODESOFT, LABEL MATRIX) 2. Highlight...
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O que é CFI?

Problema O que é CFI? Command File Interpreter O Command File Interpreter é uma ferramenta de análise de arquivo de comando com a...
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Training Guide: Label Security Options

Lesson: Security Options In this lesson you will learn about: Setting up a password to protect a document from modifications Setting up a password to...
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Training Guide: Adding a Drawing or Shape

Lesson: Adding Drawings to a Label   In this lesson your will learn about: The drawing tools available How to add drawings to your label  About...
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Error when activating my software: A subscription extension license can only be activated within 7 days of the subscription expiration date.

If this error is received when trying to activate your software, this is indicating that the software subscription  has expired already and can only...
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Error when deactivating my software: No deactivations left.

The Serial Number that is trying to be activated, no longer has any de-activations on it.  Please contact our Customer Support at 414-837-4800 to...
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Error when activating my software: License data are invalid. Please check license ID and password.

This message means the serial number and or password typed in into the license manager does not correspond correctly. It is suggested to re-enter the data...
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I get the error: “260: The license specified could not be validated” when attempting to activate.

Problem I get the error: “260: The license specified could not be validated” when attempting to activate. Resolution This error occurs when...
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Training Guide: Adding a ListField to CODESOFT

Lesson: Adding ListField Objects Overview ListField objects allow you to take data from external data sources and organize it into a structured table...
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Training Guide: Fixed Objects - About Fixed Objects

Lesson: Fixed Objects - About Fixed Objects Types of fixed objects This lesson covers these types of fixed objects: TextBarcodesImages/...
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