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IDAutomation self-checking bar code fonts allow users to create barcodes in any application that uses fonts. The Code 39, Codabar and Industrial 2 of 5 self-checking barcode fonts do not require any complicated calculations.
IDAutomation has high-density barcodes that are not self-checking and therefore require check characters to be calculated and appended to the end of the data string. All are supplied with easy-to-understand methods and examples of calculating the check character with IDAutomation's Font Encoders. The most popular are Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5 and UPC/EAN Barcodes.
IDAutomation MICR fonts allow the printing of numbers and codes to create bank checks or drafts from blank check stock. This product also comes with free Check Design & Printing Software, which assists in easily designing, creating and printing bank checks and labels.
Several Barcode Font Tools are offered for easy integration.
The type of barcode to use for a particular situation depends upon implementation, data to be encoded in the barcode and how the barcode is to be printed. There are several different types of barcode standards for different purposes, called symbologies. Each type of symbology (or barcode type) is a standard that defines the printed symbol and how a device such as a barcode scanner reads and decodes the printed symbol. For assistance in choosing the correct barcode for the planned use, please visit the barcode standard outline. Below are the most popular barcode symbology FAQ's:
It is important to have the ability to test printed barcodes with a barcode scanner. If a scanner is not available for testing purposes, IDAutomation sells high quality complete barcode scanner kits.