How to generate UPC barcode ?
UPC barcode stands for Universal Product Code. UPC is barcode symbology that is widely used for tracking trade items in stores. There are two types of following UPC barcode:
UPC-A barcode: UPC-A barcode is used for marking products which are sold in retail industry. UPC-A encodes 11 digits of numeric (0 through 9) message data along with trailing check digit, so encode total of 12 digits of bar code data. UPC-A bar code is mainly used in every consumer good on the shelves of local supermarket and books, magazines and newspapers.
UPC bacode generator
How to create UPC code labels ?
Select the Linear Barcode font option as shown in the figure above:
The above window includes following options as:
Select Barcode Font: Select the Barcode Font.
Barcode Value: Enter the Barcode Value. (Select “Add Checksum” and “Show Checksum” options if required while creating bar code label)
Note: (Checksum – Checksum is a value used to check the integrity of barcode value).
Barcode Header: Enter the Bar code Header details.
Barcode Footer: Enter the Barcode Footer details.
Align Header: Set the Barcode Header to "Left, Center or Right".
Align Footer: Set the Barcode Footer to "Left, Center or Right".
Bar Height (cm): Set the Bar Height
Density (cm): Set the Density
Hide Barcode Value: Select to Hide Barcode Value.
Hide Barcode Header: Select to Hide Barcode Header.
Show Barcode Value in Top: Select to Show Barcode Value in Top.
Hide Barcode Footer: Select to Hide Barcode Footer.
cm stands for centimeter.
How to create a UPC-A barcode ?
You can also change the Barcode Settings using following tabs:
General Settings tab includes options as shown in [This Screen] :
Bearer Bar (Vertical) – Set the Vertical Bearer Bar value.
Bearer Bar (Horizontal) – Set the Horizontal Bearer Bar value.
Narrow to Wide Ratio – Set the Narrow to Wide Ratio value.
Character Grouping – Set the Character Grouping value.
Left and Right Margin (cm) – Set the Left and Right Margin.
Top and Bottom Margin (cm) – Set the Top and Bottom Margin.
Value Margin (cm) – Set the Value Margin.
Header Margin (cm) – Set the Header Margin.
Footer Margin (cm) – Set the Footer Margin.
How to read UPC barcodes ?
Font Settings tab includes options as shown in [This Screen] :
Barcode Value Font: Select the Barcode Value Font.
Barcode Header Font: Select the Barcode Header Font.
Barcode Footer Font: Select the Barcode Footer Font.
Color Settings tab includes options as shown in [This Screen] :
Barcode Color: Select the Barcode Color.
Barcode Background Color: Select the Barcode Background Color.
Barcode Header Color: Select the Barcode Header Color.
Barcode Footer Color: Select the Barcode Footer Color.
Barcode Value Color: Select the Barcode Value Color.
Image Settings tab includes options as shown in [This Screen] :
Select Clipboard Image Type:
Bitmap (Bitmap is the type of image format used to store digital images)
Resolution Independent Metafile (Resolution Independent Metafile is a high resolution image file format to save the barcode label)
Image DPI: Enter the Image DPI (Dots Per Inch) value while you copy or save barcode image.
Orientation: Rotate the barcode image in 0, 90, 180, 270 degrees.
Note: Image DPI value changes are only applicable when Image Type “Bitmap” is selected.
Save Barcode: Click "Save Barcode" button to save the generated barcode label.
Copy Barcode: Click "Copy Barcode" button to copy the generated barcode label. You can paste the copied barcode in MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Paint etc.
Print: Click "Print" button to print the generated barcode label