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Barcode Printing the "&" Sign


I am using crystal form, IDAutomationHC39M. It does not print the item number that contains "&" in the text.


02-14-12     2773 day(s) ago    

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The "&" symbol is not part of the normal Code 39 character set. This is part of the extended character set
https://www.idautomation.com/barcode-fonts/code-39/extended39.html

To encode the "&" symbol you will need to use the extended Code 39 fonts. These can be located in the Extended39 folder of the purchased download. These can be installed manually by copying them to the c:windowsfonts folder. Also the scanner will need to be set to full ASCII mode for Code 39.

We recommend to use Code-128 instead if it is possible, since Code-39 is not very efficient when encoding the extended characters: https://www.idautomation.com/barcode-fonts/code-128/

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