drawing a Barcode without a Barcode font

Stephen Barncard stephen at barncard.com
Wed Jul 25 18:25:56 CEST 2018


"Btw, us tractor tape the correct expression?"

I could see how 'conveyor belt' could be easily lost in translation.

sqb

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Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
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On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 8:20 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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