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{barcodes} concerns barcodes and QR codes for optical reading

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Change the Courier default font in pst-barcode (or make it embed)

When I use \pstbarcode command from pst-barcode package, it print a barcode using Helvetica and Courier as fonts, but this fonts are they are not free are not included in the PDF. As you can see, ...
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Barcode fields with hyperref forms

Does a hyperrefextension package exist that allows barcode fields in a hyperrefform? The barcodefield description can be seen at page 45 in the PDF ISO documentation: ISO3200 barcode fields. Here ...
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ISBN barcodes using labels and textmerg

I am making a sheet of ISBN barcodes like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{GS1} \usepackage{textmerg} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.dat} 0201134489 978-...
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Can't generate code128 barcode

Googling already for five hours. I'm very newbie to LaTeX. :( I use pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX in TeXworks (yep, it ran on Windows). Packages from MiKTeX. Sample code, that didn't work: \...
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Is it possible to pass a variable to \def\barcode code? If so, how?

I use morsbug's code to generate an isbn barcode. It works fine, at least as long as I provide the isbn as a string. If I pass the isbn number using a variable defined by \newcommand{\isbn}{123...} ...
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Accent on psbarcode and Mecard (QR)

I am currently trying to build some QR code using pst-barcode. I will use it for communicate my contact details. Thus, I have used the \psbarcode command. MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \...
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Generate barcodes with a for loop

I want to create labels with barcodes. The individual barcodes should be a sequence of numbers which identify objects. After some trial and error, the GS1 package seemed to work for me. Since I have ...
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How to dimensions in mm of barcodes/qrcodes generated with pst-barcode for sticky labels - i.e. when using `labels` package?

How to specify dimensions of barcode in mm ? (when using pst-barcode and labels packages) scalex,scaley seems to work. Why not absolute dimensions specifications ? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{...
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Problem creating a proper qrcode with vcard info

I have this little latex file generating a qr-code using Hendrickson's qrcode.sty found here: pgf-Tikz QR code generator. \documentclass[english,11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{qrcode} \begin{...
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How can I get a Royal Mail \psbarcode below addresses in letter?

Here is what I'm working with: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% \newcommand*{\BottomLeftY}{\paperheight-1.0in-\voffset-\topmargin-\headheight-\...
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Document Blending: An Analysis of the Sex Appeal of Business Instruments [closed]

Here is what I'm working with so far: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \backgroundsetup{% scale=4, %% change accordingly angle=0, %% change ...
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Loading TikZ3+PSTricks at the same time

I am also posting my solution. Please save your time and energy on this Question! I have experienced a strange behavior after upgrading TikZ 2 to TikZ 3 when loading and using the TikZ and PSTricks ...
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using CJK text inside mecard produces errors

I am trying to use \psbarcode to generate a MECARD QR code with CJK characters in the name field. tex: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-...
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LaTeX 2D-PDF (PDF417)

Maybe easy question but i tried searching for answer without any luck. (could be on wrong sites). If anyone knows how can i make 2DPDF (PDF417) bar codes in LaTeX ?
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pgf-Tikz QR code generator

This question led to a new package: qrcode I am looking for a Tikz QR code generator. I am aware of pst-barcode as well as several "local" programs, a luatex solution and web services to do this. ...
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Create bitmap within TeX file

I'd like to create a bitmap (black and white) from within LuaTeX (or pdfTeX) and rescale it afterwards. For example (a 4x4 bitmap) could be made by \makebitmap{0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0} I don'...
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How to generate EAN barcodes with TikZ or MetaPost?

I'm looking for way to generate EAN barcodes with LuaLaTeX. I'm aware of this question; the solution to that needs pstricks, which won't work easily with LuaLaTeX (I don't want to install GhostScript ...
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Problem with pst-barcode when using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

I've tried to use the pst-barcode to generate QR codes, and ran into an issue with foreign characters. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} \...
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Barcode with text wrapping and on every page

I am trying to get a dynamic \psbarcode barcode (it changes based on the page) to display in the top right corner of every single page and I would also like the text of the page to wrap around this. I ...
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How to add text into a QR-Code?

I want to add a text to the QR-Code. I want a small numbers in one of the four black squares. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \...
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Printing auto increment serial number on multiple pages

The user inputs the start serial number and the number of pages. Then that serial number needs to be printed on top of every page, auto incremental for each page. The final output may be a multipage ...
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How to generate QR code for iCalendar event?

I would like to include in a pdf file a QR code containing information from a iCalendar event. Here it is the code to generate a simple event for an iCalendar: BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:event DTSTART:...
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Deactivating Anti-Aliasing when typesetting QR-Code

Using the following LaTeX-Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0.7in,0.7in) \psbarcode{01234567890}{...
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Problems while installing pst-barcode

I tried to install pst-barcode, but after moving the files to /usr/share/texmf/dvips/pstricks/ and running texhash, I still can't use them, and have to enter the files manually when compiling the ...
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Generating 2d barcodes

Is there any package that generates 2d barcodes (QR code). I want to add a barcode on the front page of a manual I have written containing the URL where to download that manual. It would be nice if I ...
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Is there a good LaTeX package for generating barcodes?

I'm looking for a good LaTeX package to generate one dimensional barcodes, that has the following properties. It doesn't require any external scripts or internet connection to work. It easily ...
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USPS Postnet barcodes

After searching on-and-off for several weeks I haven't found an answer to this. Is there a LaTeX package to generate USPS zip+4 barcodes on an envelope?
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LaTeX Package to generate QR codes?

I would like to be able to generate QR barcodes in my LaTeX documents, and I'm having a hard time finding a solution. The use would be a command such as \qr[1in]{Your text to be QR encoded here} ...