Printing QR Code Labels Using Finale Inventory

Printing QR Code Labels Using Finale Inventory

Printing QR Codes

Due to its ability to store significant amounts of data and smartphone equipped to read them, QR Code has growing popularity over the years. Finale has the ability to generate QR Codes so there's no need to purchase another application to print these labels. Finale removes the complexity by creating a QR or Quick Response label. If custom QR code labels are required, simply contact us with the QR code dimensions and product information desired on each QR Code, and our staff will create a QB label for your products. We want to make the QR code process as simple and painless as possible.

Do your items have serial numbers or lot IDs? No problem. Finale generates a unique QR Code that is a combination of product ID, lot ID (and packing.) When the product is scanned, Finale is able to recognize both the product ID and lot information from a single QR Code.

It's important for your QR code to indicate the serial number or lot ID to better track and organize your items. It's easy to track with serial numbers by identifying the series of numbers on a product. Using a lot ID tracking system helps a company identify batches of products they manufacture. This is helpful for identifying which products were created together.

QR Codes can be used to replace any 1D barcode label or document barcode, such as Product ID, Lot ID, Serial Number, Sublocation or Order labels.

Common QR Code Questions

A QR code or Quick Response Code is a type of barcode that can be read easily by a digital device and stores information using patterns of black dots and white spaces arranged in a square grid. Invented in 1994 by Denso Wave, a Toyota subsidiary, a QR code is similar to any other barcode in which it stores information in machine-readable optical labels.

QR codes are frequently used to track information about products in a supply chain and — because many smartphones have built-in QR readers — they are often used in marketing and advertising campaigns. These patterns can be scanned and translated into human-readable information, with the help of an imaging device, like a camera or a scanner.

QR codes are easy to scan

QR codes are easy to scan — you can quickly pass your smartphone over the QR code without maneuvering your device to get the right angle or view of the QR code. Easy scanning makes QR codes efficient and a perfect choice for inventory management.

If you're new to QR codes, here's a simple overview of how to scan them:

  1. Open up your smartphone's camera application or QR reader application.
  2. Point your smartphone's camera to the QR code.
  3. Your smartphone will read the QR code and automatically show the details on your screen.

Video Transcript

Hi, this is Jayson with Finale Inventory. Today I'm going to show you how to print QR codes using the Finale software. What is a QR Code? A QR code, or quick response code, is a type of barcode that can be read easily by a digital device and stores information using patterns of black dots and white spaces arranged in a square grid. What's the difference between a barcode and a QR code? A QR code can do everything a barcode can, but a barcode can only be read in one direction, but a QR code can be read in two, which means you can store more data within the label. To print a QR code in Finale, first navigate to the Finale home page, then go to Products, select the product you'd like to print the QR code for, navigate to the product reports column, select print QR code labels, input the number of labels you want printed, and there you have it.  QR codes in Finale.  If you have any additional questions, email us over at service@finaleinventory.com. Thank you.

 

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