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I've tried to use fonts to generate the barcode but i've still have problem on scanning the printed sheet. What i mean is when i generate a reports and printed it out, scanner can't read the barcode, btw, can i print out the report to pdf?.... any sugesstion? Thanks
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There are many reasons why this might not work. Here are the most common in my mind, but there are probably many more

1. The barcode font is no good.
2. The barcode you chose requires a checksum digit that you need to put in
3. You need a start-stop character for the bar code (code 3 of 9 is most common symbology, and the * is usually used as start-stop)
4. You are printing to a text box that is too small for the size of the bar-code (i.e. the right end of the code is clipped). Try printing some characters with a word processor to check this.
5. You are printing the barcode too small for the scanner
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Here is a link to what I have used in the past. It comes with examples as well.
http://myblurt.com/dotnet/barcode.zip
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"btw, can i print out the report to pdf?"

I'm using this in a few apps:

http://www.lebans.com/reporttopdf.htm

Awesome ...

mx
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