Monday, February 18, 2008

A common bar-code problem

A tiny detail that is usually missed when working with bar-codes (written in fonts like: "3 of 9 Extended", etc) is writing the bar-code text between brackets or asterisks: myLabel.Text = "*"+myBarcode+"*"; or myLabel.Text = "("+myBarcode+")"; Forgetting using one of the above ways makes the code unreadable by bar-code readers..

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