Using the PDF417 Barcode SDK / ActiveX Sample Applications

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Writing a PDF417 Barcode

To create a PDF-417 Barcode (must have a DIB open), move to the menu item: PDF-417 --> Write…

PDF-417 String: Information to be encoded. May contain any ASCII characters.

Rows: Number of Rows of information in the barcode. If left as default, the PDF-417 Barcode SDK/ActiveX will automatically adjust this setting.

Columns: Number of Columns of information in the barcode. If left as default, PDF-417 Barcode SDK/ActiveX will automatically adjust this setting.

Truncated Symbol Size: If left checked, will shorten the necessary length of the barcode.

Rotation: Controls the orientation of the barcode.

Left (X); Top (Y): Specifies the pixel coordinates where the barcode will be placed on the bitmap.

Width; Height: The width and height in pixels of each element in the barcode.

Error Correction Level: Set a specific Error Correction Level here. Default is set to Automatic (recommended).

Reading a PDF417 Barcode

To read a PDF-417 barcode, navigate to the PDF-417 --> Read… menu item.

FilterSize: Defines the smallest module size of a barcode that can be read. Any barcodes with a module width or height of lesser value then the FilterSize will not be found.

Minimal Quiet Zone Size: Defines the smallest Quiet Zone Size that will be read. Any barcode with a lesser Quiet Zone will not be found.

Sample Applications:

The PDF417 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:

Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 (32 and 64 bit)

Windows Server 2008 R2/2008/2003/2000 (32 and 64 bit)

Ctrix XenApp (Citrix Presentation Server)/XenDesktop

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