drawing a Barcode without a Barcode font

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Jul 23 18:01:29 EDT 2018


Out of curiosity, does printed barcodes from the laserwriter still work with these settings?

Bob S


> On Jul 22, 2018, at 14:18 , Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I have to add something.
> 
> As I wrote, we were able to successfully scan the labels. This is true as long as we print the labels with a laser printer.
> 
> If we print the labels with a thermo printer (203 dpi) then the code cannot be scanned with the values i posted before.
> We  had set the line thickness of the rectangles to 0 and had to increase the width of the black bars and decrease the width of the clear ones.
> 
> So the code below shows the settings which allow us to scan the labels with a Toshiba B-EV4D and a Zebra LP 2844.
> 
> put “3" into tNarrow
> put “6" into tWide
> set the width of grc "narrowC" to (tNarrow - 2)
> set the width of grc "narrowB" to (tNarrow -3)
> set the width of grc "wideC" to tWide
> set the width of grc "wideB" to tWide
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matthias Rebbe



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