aturetta at bestunion.it
Fri Aug 12 11:48:20 GMT 2005
Lukman Jaji wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am sorry i have not been so active for almost a yr now. I need u guys to help me with a little info on barcodes.
> I have an inventory management software and i need to incorporate a barcode printing capanilities on it. Can i get a code snippet to do this,,,,any of the barcodes types of Code 39, Code 128B, etc.
Here is a small sample using the library iText to produce PDF files
containing barcodes. It's a small quick&dirt program I did when I had to
help my wife printing some sheets full of barcode labels (she owns a
Just unzip in an empty dir, and put itext-1.2.1.jar in the same
directory (if you get a different version, edit build.xml at line 114
accordingly), then 'ant test' should produce a PDF file.
Barcode printers are generally wired via RS232 or USB: you can use them
from a Java program in FreeBSD, but I think you need to find (or write
yourself) a library implementing the specific protocol of your printer.
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