GOD BM printer drivers
Date: April 03, 2013
April 03, 2013
|Windows: 10, 8.1|
|Windows Server: 2019, 2016, 2012 R2|
- GOD BM MAX 204
- GOD BM MAX 206
- GOD BM MAX 306
- GOD BM MAX 308
|Release version||Release description|
|Ver.: 5.1.01 4402||Add a line stating the requirements needed for asian fonts to be printed correctly by the driver.|
Prevent occasional labeling software crash when loading labels created with NiceLabel drivers older than version 4.6.16.
|Ver.: 5.1.00.4354||Cutter functionality corrected for printing from Windows applications and cutter set to cut every n labels.|
|Ver.: 5.1.00.4306||Solved problem with multi-thread printing (sometimes the stream is not correct).|
QR barcode is supported on DPL printers.
Prefix and suffix enabled for counters.
Date offset is now supported on RTC for DPL printers. Offset is set in days.
The limitation is one RTC variable with offset on the label.
Offset does not work with time variable because of printer firmware limitation.
|Ver.: 5.0.00.4197||Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.|
All the drivers are now digitaly signed to allow installation on Windows 8.
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5240||In some rare cases driver crashed when printing a Code128 barcode. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20690||Fixed occasional Spooler crash when printing Word document with very long filename.|
Advanced Port monitor can now be added by using Windows Add New Port Type option.
Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection
Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements
German translation for Tear Off Distance was Abrißabstand, which was wrong. We corrected this translation to Abrisskante.
Driver update didn't preserve settings for all installed printers. This is fixed now.
DPL Vector fonts (CG Times, CG Triumvirate) printed from other Windows applications and not from labeling software were positioned wrong. This is corrected now.
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1158||In some case of printing big graphics (color on 64-bit OS for example) the graphic elements could be missing. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16836||Obsolete monitor.inf files were removed from drivers that still had them|
Removed warning message for special ports, when installing printer driver with Printer Installation Wizard.
If connected to standard Windows TCP/IP port then show warning message.
Printer error detailes were missing while printing. The status reporting issue was limited to NicePrintQueue, Enterprise Print Manager(EPM) and NiceLabel.
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12490||Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.|
Rotation option on userinterface and QR and MicroQR barcode font rotation now work correctly
|Ver.: 126.96.36.19990||Spooler crash when changing printer port while printing was fixed.|
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5256||Custom settings for unprintable now work correctly|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20602||Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.|
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1195||Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16829||In old driver peel and dispense option didn't work if label present sensor check box wasn't checked. This is corrected now. If user selects peel or dispense, label present sensor check box is automatically checked.|
Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.
When printing from standard Windows application (like Microsoft Word) and using page rotation (Landscape and/or rotate 180), positions of graphic were shifted relative to internal elements.
Shift size depends on page dimensions, shift direction depends on rotation.
PrnInst utility was updated so that long INF file structure is supported.
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12411||When trying to preinstall drivers on Windows 7, user got an "Environment incorrect" error message. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 126.96.36.19918||Cut on last element is available only if no sensor is selected.|
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5209||If user selected batch cut (cut at the end) the printout was not OK. This has been corrected and it looks the command for cycle cutter did not work correctly: Because of that it has been removed.|
User is now able to change administrator settings without reopening driver properties dialog as an elevated user. A click on the shielded button and entering the credentials is all that is needed.
|Ver.: 184.108.40.2064||Fixed occasional driver crash when printing extremely large graphics|
|Ver.: 220.127.116.111||Page preview icons in "Advanced Dialog" corrected.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.1688||Uninstall of printer with Printer Install Wizard did not work on Windows 2003 (x64) system|
|Ver.: 22.214.171.1249||Time format hh:mm:ss is not supported.|
|Ver.: 126.96.36.1997||Media Type selection enabled on printers without display and disabled on printers with display.|
Build number is now part of version information in About dialog
|Ver.: 4.6.14||DPL printers have ability to print inverse text. This option is supported now also in NiceDrivers.|
|Ver.: 4.6.14||Macros 05 and 06 on Datamatrix are now supported on printer models with ZPL and DPL printer language.|
|Ver.: 4.6.14||DPL printer will print unlimited labels quantity with quantity command of 9999.|
|Ver.: 4.6.04||Printing internal Maxicode and PDF-417 now works.|
The internal date/time fields could only be used with the internal fonts Datamax1 and Datamax2. When you used any other internal font (including CG Times), the internal date/time didn't get printed. This is corrected now.
|Ver.: 4.6.04||WYSIWYG for internal fonts is corrected for DPL printers.|
|Ver.: 4.6.01||Postnet barcodes has wrong expansions and are printed too big. This is corrected now and WYSIWYG is OK.|
|Ver.: 4.6.01||Added Rotation to parsed text in command fonts|
|Ver.: 4.6.00||Printing process was stopped during heavy duty printing.|
|Ver.: 4.6.00||Barcode height is corrected for non-203 dpi printers.|
|Ver.: 4.5.42||Driver print speed optimization|
|Ver.: 4.5.39||PrnInst showed login window, even if the user running the application was administrator.|
PrnInst can now be moved to any position (second monitor) and it will stay there. It will not jump back to its original position.
|Ver.: 4.5.34||Postnet barcode fonts can no longer have their width changed.|
|Ver.: 4.5.12||User can select Automatic or Manual options for Job removing using keyboard in Printer Install Wizard|
|Ver.: 4.5.12||Fixed labeling software crash when turning off "Use Advanced printer driver interface".|
|Ver.: 4.5.11||Printer Install Wizard uninstallation of driver doesn`t remove all of the files from the SYSTEM32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\ folder.|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Electonic Article Survailance was always disabled on Rfid printers|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Fixed printing of Datamatrix and QR barcode font with more then 255 character data|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Added automatic termination character for Maxicode barcode font data|
Added support for custom printer name after silently installing a printer driver from command line (/INSTPRN; /INSTMULTPRN)
|Ver.: 4.5.06||Printer Installation Wizard will be able to automaticly remove all jobs when updating printer|
|Ver.: 4.5.05||Printer Install Wizard can start an application specified in the command line, after it closes.|
Status monitor is able to detect port conflicts, when two printer drivers are using the same port for bidirectional communication with the printer.
Also when user will delete or install a new printer to the system, Status Monitor will detect the change by itself.
|Ver.: 4.5.03||When you disable the option "Use advanced printer driver interface" (in File -> Label Setup -> Printing tab) labeling software will crash with the error "GDI Failure, OK to continue?"|
|Ver.: 4.5.02||PrnInst didn't set printer attributes correctly. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.5.01||Turkish language added|
- write MMF to alternative location (research)
- update MemMaster to store files to this location
- update driver to read from new location (make sure that the update will be backward compatible)
New setting Printer default. If set, then printer will not send some settings from Options and Advanced Setup tab. This feature is useful for printers with LCD display where user would like to set printer parameters (speed, darkness...) manually.
|Ver.: 4.4.73||Uninstall of driver package failed when running a 64bti system.|
Checkbox "Enable bidirectional support" (Printer properties -> Ports) can now be unchecked automatically during driver installation, corresponding to the flag "Bidirectional" in .inf file.
Bidirectional=0 => checkbox is unchecked.
Bidirectional=1 => checkbox is checked.
If this information is ommited, Bidirectional=1 is assumed.
|Ver.: 4.4.69||Labelling software can now recall variables with more than 31 characters of data.|
When you click on the Help button in About dialog help is opened, but it is not linked to any page.
|Ver.: 4.4.69||Help on About dialog opens help page with contents 'This program cannot display the webpage'.|
|Ver.: 4.4.65||Export label to printer works now correctly also for prompted variables,|
Removed Help button as no help is available.
|Ver.: 4.4.64||Export to printer didn't work properly. There was a wrong slot number in the exported print stream.|
|Ver.: 4.4.64||New Japanese translation for Printer Install Wizard|
|Ver.: 4.4.63||Downloaded fonts allways print in the same size, even if you resize them.|
|Ver.: 4.4.63||DL of graphics on LPT port doesnt work correctly, when printing you get an empty screen|
|Ver.: 4.4.63||When user starts Printer Install Wizard the application is shown but without focus|
Changed default number for cutting to 1 label instead of 0.
|Ver.: 4.4.60||Changed file info for Printer Install Wizard|
|Ver.: 4.4.60||Default value for Always use default settings is not correct when instaling it the driver with a configuration file attached.|
DLL files for user interface translation did not include version info data.
Labels transfered from different systems now retain their driver settings.
Increased lenght for filename and path in import and export of settings.
|Ver.: 4.4.51||POSTNET barcodes have a fixed height and width, but the interface allows the user to change these dimensions.|
|Ver.: 4.4.50||Import and export didn't work if filename and path exceeded the length of 80 characters while windows support 256 character lengths|
|Ver.: 4.4.50||Click on "Stocks" panel caused error if stock list was empty. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.4.30||- support for preinstall on all supported platforms|
|Ver.: 4.4.01||EndDocument escape was sent even when there was no StartDocument.|
If driver gets no separator character description for decimal number from the OS, driver puts a "+" or "," string as default character. The result was seen for page size (example)
Now the dot character "." is set for default separator in this case.
|Ver.: 4.4.00||Invalid stocks are now marked. User can open the Stock properties dialog and press OK to fix the problem (which is usually stock dimension). Stock size will be automatically adjusted.|
|Ver.: 4.4.00||UI for commands fonts works now properly also in Japanese language.|
|Ver.: 4.4.00||In some rare cases streams sent to the printer had an extra "0" added in it.|
|Ver.: 4.3.72||Sometimes a print stream is not send to the printer, and it stays stuck in the spooler|
|Ver.: 4.3.70||Media type selection (direct thermal, thermal transfer) is added into Datamax advanced setup dialog. User will find this option in secondary dialog which can be opened by button "Other".|
|Ver.: 4.3.63||Port monitor crashed when setting up port details (IP and port number)|
|Ver.: 4.3.60||Barcode fonts vanished instead of being imported.|
|Ver.: 4.3.59||Microsoft Vista operating system is not mentioned in the text file that is distributed with the driver.|
|Ver.: 4.3.59||Stocks were not imported if user didn't view the stocks dialog beforehand|
|Ver.: 4.3.56||Barcode ratio values are not shown in Barcode Fonts dialog. This only happens when you are editing existing barcode font.|
|Ver.: 4.3.55||Spooler crashed during the installation, if there were any printers allready installed on the system.|
|Ver.: 4.3.54||While installing a printer driver on certain systems the spooler crashed.|
|Ver.: 4.3.54||"delete" button was enabled even if the barcode/command fonts list was empty. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.3.54||Export of barcode fonts didn't work properly unless user clicked on barcode fonts tab before exporting them. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.3.54||Increased timeouts for better printer status response times|
|Ver.: 4.3.54||Slow printing occurred when a Not Accessible printer was found on a network. Printer status was also not received immediately.|
|Ver.: 4.3.53||Status for printers (that use bidirectionaal communication) was not correct when the printer was not physicaly connected to the computer. Status was changing between Not Accessible and Ready|
|Ver.: 4.3.51||Driver can now override the default document settings of some applications with driver default settings (set up in printer spooler)|
|Ver.: 4.3.07||After viewing the Help file CHM file was locked and because of that reboot was needed to complete the installation. New version of driver will not lock the CHM any more and because of that reboot is not needed.|
|Ver.: 4.3.06||Barcode fonts and command fonts are now stored in registry.|
|Ver.: 4.3.06||Printing did not work on nonbidirectional printers. Printer Error was displayed the whole time|
|Ver.: 4.3.05||Printing did not work when bidirectional was enabled|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||New Port monitor is added to the distribution|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||On Windows Vista there is warning displayed if user doesn't have appropriate permissions to create (or write to) certain driver files.|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||Old HLP help file format was exchanged for new CHM file format.|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||When user changed printer's port, the printing was no longer possible until reboot.|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||Port monitor now uses correct (64 bit) interface file on 64bit systems.|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||Installation did not go through when upgrading from old printer driver, if the user had the driver connected to the Advanced Port Monitor (LAN)|
|Ver.: 4.3.04||Bug fixed, where some changes on stocks updated default umprintable area values.|
|Ver.: 4.3.03||Spooler crashed, if user had multiple bidirectional printers using the same port, while using a status monitoring application|
|Ver.: 4.3.02||Stocks were not imported properly or were not shown immediately after import.|
|Ver.: 4.3.01||Korean language added.|
|Ver.: 4.3.01||Driver does not show all stocks in 'Stocks' combo box on 'Options' dialog. Missing stocks have heights that are near the maximum printer's limit.|
|Ver.: 4.3.00||Changed window handling so that port monitor setup windows can appear on Vista|
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