What is Code 39 used for?

CODE 39 is the barcode developed by Intermec Corporation in 1975. Up to 43 characters including numbers, letters and some symbols can be included in the barcode. Since letters can be handled, CODE 39 is indispensable in the industrial fields and used in industries such as automotive and electronics.

How do I use Code 39 barcode in Word?

For Code 39, all you have to do is add the start symbol (*) to the front and back of the text. For example, if you download a Code 39 barcode, then you would type *Hello* to create a scannable barcode that will read the word Hello when scanned.

Should I use Code 39 or Code 128?

The main difference between Code 39 and Code 128 – as you can see from the example images above – is that Code 128 has a much higher data density than Code 39. Therefore, we recommend that you label very small items using a Code 128 barcode.

Can a Code 39 scanner read Code 128?

Code 128 (top) and Code 39 (bottom) are two popular choices for encoding alpha-numeric data and letters in a barcode symbol….Code 128 vs. Code 39 – What are the differences.

Property Code 39 Code 128
Scanner compatibility All All
Use with barcode font Easy Requires data conversion and check digit calculation

What is the difference between 1D and 2D barcodes?

Linear (1D) codes tend to be used in scenarios where the associated data is prone to changing frequently (i.e., pricing or the contents of a container). 2D barcodes are used where there may not be database connectivity, where space is limited, and where larger amounts of data are required.

How can you tell a 2D barcode?

It is quite easy to identify 2D barcode formats by examining their shapes and unique finder patterns. A finder pattern is like a special mark that exists in all barcodes of the same format – such as the boxes in the center of an Aztec barcode.

How to fix error code 39 barcode does not scan?

Code 39 Barcode does not scan 1 To overcome the issue, highlight the extra barcode/space character. 2 Set it to any other font type and the extra bars will disappear. 3 The barcode will be scannable.

What is the problem with the Code 39 font?

When the Code 39 Font that is part of the Fonts with Barcode Symbol in Space character is applied to the encoded data, the font recognizes that extra space and determines that it needs to be encoded. This is the downfall of using the Code 39 Fonts that encode a space character by hitting the space bar.

What is the full ASCII Code 39 mode?

Lower case letters, additional punctuation characters and control characters are represented by sequences of two characters of Code 39. To be able to read symbols that use Full ASCII Code 39 requires the Code 39 – Full ASCII mode to be enabled. To enable Code 39 Full ASCII scan the configuration bar codes that can be found here.

How many characters are there in a 39 Code?

Code 39 is restricted to 43 characters. In Full ASCII Code 39 Symbols 0-9, A-Z, “.”, and “-” are the same as their representations in Code 39. Lower case letters, additional punctuation characters and control characters are represented by sequences of two characters of Code 39.