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How to encode a Code 128 barcode?

Our company is looking into purchasing Code128 barcode font.. we have downloaded the demo font already. We install it on a server for use in our statement formatting software. What steps need to be done so that when we type the data and then highlight and use the font, the data will be automatically encoded into a readable string?

Operating System: UNIX

10-09-15     1383 day(s) ago    

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Unlike fonts such as Times New Roman, Arial, and Courier New, barcode fonts require an extra step to ensure that the created barcode is scannable/usable.

In order to create a scannable barcode, data must pass through a formula called a font encoder or font tool. A font encoder can be a plug-in, add-in, formula, or source code that performs a calculation to produce encoded data.

What application do you need to generate barcodes in? We have a java font encoder that is compatible with Unix.

How Encoding Works:


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