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Can I convert a barcode font to an image? Will it scan?


I use barcode fonts to generate barcodes. The barcodes scan fine as I am encoding the data with a font encoder. However, when I convert the barcodes, created with a font, to images, the barcodes do not scan.


04-10-13     2556 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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Though it is possible to convert a barcode (created with a font) to an image, successfully scanning the converted barcode will be difficult. Converting the barcode font to a barcode image tampers with the XDimension and the overall quality of the barcode. Therefore, even if the barcode is properly created and scans as a barcode font, chances are very low that it will scan after it is converted to an image.

To generate a barcode as an image (JPG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, PNG), consider using the Barcode Image Generator or barcode component that generates a barcode as an image.

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