Fluics Print integration

Barcodes and label printing in SciNote

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With this release SciNote inventories are becoming even more advanced! All inventory items now have a barcode and the option to print the inventory item labels with the barcode via FLUICS or Zebra label printer.

FLUICS printer label

The QR code encodes the existing inventory item ID, to which we now added the prefix “IT” to specifically denote the Inventory Item ID (e.g. IT123).

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Label Printing

You now have an option to print the inventory item labels directly from SciNote. You can print individual or multiple labels by FLUICS printer from SciNote inventory by a single click on the “Print label” button.

Print label

Currently, SciNote supports printing on yellow adhesive Cryo labels, perfectly sized for the lab sample tubes (25 mm x 13 mm; 1 inch x 0.5 inch). The printed labels include the following information:

  • QR code, which encodes the Inventory Item ID
  • Inventory item ID
  • Inventory Item name (as many characters fits on the label)

Barcode

With a barcode reader you can easily find the labeled item in your SciNote inventory by clicking on the barcode icon inside the filter input field and scanning the item of interest.

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At the moment printing of the labels is possible via FLUICS and Zebra label printers. FLUICS printers are easy to set up and use.

  • Do you want to know more about the FLUICS label printing?
  • Learn the basics of label printing:
  • Interested in label printing with a Fluics printer?
  • Do you want to know more about the Zebra label printer?
  • Interested in designing custom label templates?

In the future, SciNote plans to support some other printers and other label formats as well.