Just Barcodes CL Help - Code 39 Command Line Options


Data / number
-data [ABC123]
Sets the barcode number / data. Required
e.g. to set the barcode number to 12345:
-data 12345
The asterisks (*) that mark the start and end of the code are added automatically.
Only valid code 39 characters are allowed, otherwise an error is generated.
Narrow bar width
-narrow [Width]
Sets the narrow bar width in microns or mils. Required
e.g. to use a narrow bar width of 400 microns (assuming the default size units are in use):
-narrow 400
Range:
127 - 6350 microns
5 - 250 mils
The units depend on the size units setting
Width choice
-widc [closest | greater | less]
Selects what to do if the exact desired narrow bar width cannot be achieved. Optional
Use greater for the closest available width greater than or equal to the chosen value.
Use less for the closest available width less than or equal to the chosen value, e.g.
-widc less
Default: closest (this chooses the closest available value).
Bar width ratio
-ratio [Ratio]
Sets the bar width ratio. Optional
e.g. to set the bar width ratio to 2.8:
-ratio 2.8
Default: 3.0
Range: 2.2 - 3.0
Inter-character spacing
-inter [Value]
Sets the spacing between each character in the barcode in microns or mils. Optional
e.g. to set the inter-character spacing to 500 microns:
-inter 500
Default: same as narrow bar width.
Range: narrow bar width - 6350 microns / 250 mils.
Uses same units as narrow bar width.
The units depend on the size units setting.
Bar height
-height [Height]
Sets the bar height in mm or inches. Required
e.g. to set the bar height to 25 mm (assuming default size units):
-height 25
Range: up to 100 mm / 3.9 inches.
The units depend on the size units setting.
Italic font style
-fonti
Uses the italic font style for the human readable. Optional
e.g.
-fonti
Bold font style
-fontb
Uses the bold font style for the human readable. Optional
e.g.
-fontb
Stikeout font style
-fonts
Uses the stikeout font style for the human readable. Optional
e.g.
-fonts
Underline font style
-fontu
Uses the underline font style for the human readable. Optional
e.g.
-fontu
Distribute human readable
-distr
Spreads the human readable text across the width of the barcode. Optional
e.g.
-distr
Text size
-tsize [Size]
Sets the human readable text size as a percentage of standard. Optional
e.g. to set the text size to 120 % of normal size:
-tsize 120
Default: 100
Range: 50 - 200

Example

Generate a Code 39 with:

Command line:
jbccl -sym code39 -data 12345 -narrow 300 -ratio 2.8 -height 30 -font Arial -outclip

This produces the following barcode on the clipboard:

Code 39 Sample

See Also
Settings Files - simplify the command line and save common options together.

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