Writing a Data Matrix Barcode
To create a Data Matrix Barcode (must have a DIB open), move to the menu item: Data Matrix --> Write…
Data Matrix String:
Information to be encoded. May contain alpha-numeric data up to 3,116 Digits or 2,335 ASCII characters.
Refers to the height and width in pixels of each segment in the barcode.
Logical Quiet Zone Size:
Is the buffer around the barcode. The unit of measurement is specified as the Cell Size above.
Left (X); Top (Y):
Specifies the pixel coordinates where the barcode will be placed on the bitmap.
Defines the orientation of the barcode.
By checking the Add Structured Append Info box, matrices may be created to link Data Matrix barcodes.
Data Matrix Index:
Specifies the ID of the current Barcode and relates directly to the Total Number of Linked Matrices.
Total Number of Linked Matrices:
The total end number of matrices to be linked.
Chain (File) ID:
Numeric name for the matrix set.
Reading a Data Matrix Barcode
To read a Data Matrix barcode, navigate to the Data Matrix --> Read… menu item.
Minimal Cell Size:
Should be no less then the smallest Cell Size value of the barcode to be read.
Minimal Quiet Zone Size:
Equally cannot be smaller then the smallest Quiet Zone specified during barcode creation.
The DataMatrix Barcode SDK/ActiveX contains a variety of sample applications, which demonstrate the capabilities and features of the toolkit. The product is fully .NET compatible and also provides sample source code written in C#, VB.NET, and J# to demonstrate the powerful document conversion options.
Operating Systems Supported:
32-bit Windows Server 2003 family, XP, 2000, NT 4.0 and ME/98/95.
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