Barcode Font Package supports GS1 Databar format.
March 20, 2009 -
Offered as font-based solution to print GS1 DataBar symbols, DataBar Fontware lets users encode 14-digit GTIN numbers alongside complementary information such as sell-by date and price. It supports all 7 types of DataBar formats as well as creation of Code128 and EAN-128 barcodes. Additionally, various true type fonts are included for targeting specific printers, screen resolution, and even software that does not handle font height properly. Two PCL scalable fonts are also included.
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Morovia Releases GS1 DataBar Fontware 1.0
March 1, 2009 Toronto, Canada. Morovia Corporation is pleased to announce the General Availability of a new barcode font package that supports the GS1 Databar family of barcodes. Morovia DataBar Fontware is a font-based solution to print GS1 DataBar symbols. DataBar, formerly known as Reduced Space Symbology (RSS), is a GS1-endorsed solution to encode 14-digit GTIN numbers alongside other complementary information, such as sell by date and price. There are seven types of DataBar formats - GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataBar Truncated, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Stacked and GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional. Morovia DataBar Fontware supports all of them. It also supports creating Code128 and EAN-128 (also referred as GS-128) barcodes.
The release of the font package is in line with the GS1 mandate for all trade-item scanning systems to achieve the capability to read GS1 DataBar bar codes and GS1 Application Identifier System by January 1, 2010. This is also known as the GS1 global sunrise date.
This package includes the following contents:
o Two true type fonts targeting 300/600 dpi laser printers as well as 203-dpi barcode printers/fax machines - mrvdatabar-13x.ttf and mrvdatabar-34x.ttf.
o Two true type fonts targeting screen resolution: mrvdatabar-13x-96dpi.ttf and mrvdatabar-34x-96dpi.ttf.
o A special designed true type font, mrvdatabar-em.ttf to be used to create stacked symbols in some software that does not handle font height properly.
o The user reference manual, in both PDF and HTML format.
o The PCL package includes two PCL scalable fonts, mrvdatabar-13x.sft and mrvdatabar-34x.sft, as well as test file to work on Windows and Linux.
o DataBar Encoder GUI, a GUI program to create barcode strings based on data entered.
o A Windows native DLL that provides standard API that provides encoding functions to Microsoft Office programs, as well as programming environments that support calling DLL.
o A Crystal Reports extension DLL that adds DataBar printing functionality to Crystal Reports.
All files are packaged in a single zip file. The root directory contains the installer for Windows operating system. The PCL directory contains the font files and test files for work on PCL printers.
Morovia Corporation develops high quality barcode software products including barcode fonts, ActiveX controls, .NET controls and Java components. Our products support most commonly used symbologies including Code 39, Code 128, Code 25, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 11, UPC, EAN, OCR, MICR, PDF417, Maxicode, Postnet, Royal mail and others.