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PDFill PDF Barcode Generator: 6. Code 39 and Code 39 Extended Barcode

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Code 39 specification defines 43 characters, consisting of uppercase letters (A through Z), numeric digits (0 through 9) and a number of special characters (-, ., $, /, +, %, and space). An additional character (denoted '*') is used for both start and stop delimiters. Each character is composed of nine elements: five bars and four spaces. Three of the nine elements in each character are wide (binary value 1), and six elements are narrow (binary value 0). The width ratio between narrow and wide is not critical, and may be chosen between 1:2 and 1:3.

Code 39 Extended is Full ASCII Code 39. In Full ASCII Code 39 Symbols 0-9, A-Z, ".", "-" and space are the same as their representations in Code 39. Lower case letters, additional punctuation characters and control characters are represented by sequences of two characters of Code 39.

1.  Steps on how to insert a Code 39 into PDF Page:

2. Access the properties:

3. Set the properties:

Here is the list of the properties.

String The text to be encoded. Only Digital Number 0-9 can be used.
Barcode Color The color of the bars
Text Color The color of the text
Position (Left, Right, Width, Height) The X and Y coordinate of the box to define the position and size of the barcode
Scale The ratio of the displayed barcode to the actual barcode
Background Color The color of the background
Rotate The rotation degree from 3 clock relative to the barcode center
The distance from the barcode to the border of the background.
Main Option DOS Command Default Sub Option
Text Font Size -fontSize 8.0
Text Base Line Distance -baseline 8.0  
Bar Height -barHeight 24.0  
Minimum Bar Width -X 0.8  
Bar Multiplier for Wide bars -N 2  
Generate Check Sum -generateCheckSum 0 FALSE (0) and TRUE (1)
Check Sum Text -checkSumText 0 FALSE (0) and TRUE (1)
Font Name -fontName Times New Roman  
Font Style -fontStyle 0 regular(0), bold(1), italic(2), bold and italics(3)
Horizontal Alignment -textAlignment 1 left(0), middle (1) and right (2)
Text Over the Bar -textOverbar 0 FALSE (0) and TRUE (1)
Show the Start Stop Text -startStopText 1 FALSE (0) and TRUE (1)
Extended -extended 0 FALSE (0) and TRUE (1)
Reset Reset all the Sub Options to the default values
Action: Add Link, Submit, JavaScript and more ... See PDF Actions.
Get Barcode Image Save the barcode image as a PNG file after clicking OK.

4. Example:

Type String Image
Code 39 Extended PDFill PDF Editor

5. Screenshot:

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