drawing a Barcode without a Barcode font

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Wed Jul 25 17:20:05 CEST 2018

Yes, with iPhone and our USB scanners we are able to scan that “wider” bars, but i am not sure the highspeed scanners of the carrier can.
The packages are scanned by  high speed scanners while they are carried and sorted on a“tractor tapes”. Btw, us tractor tape the correct expression?

If the thermal transfer labels are accepted by the carrier then i will  add an option for the user to switch between laser and thermal printing. The app will use different settings for laser and thermal printing.
So in case the TT printer is broken, they can switch over the laser printer.

> Am 24.07.2018 um 00:01 schrieb Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 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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