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Smaller Barcode Font

Dears,
I'm a developer in a company that has 1 pos station , and that pos have a barcode scanner , and i have been using "IDAutomationHC39M" font in crystal report that its doing pretty good job , but the problem is when i have a smaller barcode labels ( width = 4cm , height 2.3 cm ) and there is 3 fields like :

First name
barcode (13 character)
price

the barcode reader wont read it because the font size is smaller than 8 ,
is there any paid version that would read it ?.




06-15-15     738 day(s) ago     Views: 639

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Barcode fonts must be printed at certain points sizes. The optimal size for Code 39 is 12 points. Depending on the scanner, a barcode set to lower than 12 points may read. Some scanners will be able to scan a 300 dpi (or greater) at 4 points. Scannability of small barcodes depends on the scanner as well as print quality.

Code 39 Specifications and Size Chart

Download the demo or purchase the Code 39 Font Package Developer License for development.



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Verify the font is a valid size by viewing the font specifications.



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But we already have a vb6 application that generate a smaller barcode and its can be readed with the same scanner but we can't change the design as easily as the crystal report..



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