Quick Reference

 

Glossary

In this section, you can familiarize with general terms of DRPU Barcode Label Maker Software.

A

ASCII: The character set and code described in American National Standard Code for Information Interchange, ANSI X3.4-1977. Each ASCII character is encoded with seven bits.

B

Barcode: Barcode is a sequence of machine-readable lines of varying width which contain data in a visual format. The barcode uses a sequence of vertical bars and spaces to represent numbers and other symbols.

Barcode Font: Barcode font is a collection of characters (both textual and symbolic) that share common visual elements between all characters of one size of one type style in barcode.

Barcode Label:A barcode label is a visual image attached to any item or product with a unique number and comprises of vertical lines which contains machine readable data.

Barcode Printer: A barcode printer is a computer peripheral for printing barcode labels or tags that can be attached to any physical objects.

Barcode Scanner: A barcode scanner is an optical scanning device designed to read information printed in the form of bars of different sizes on barcode labels.

Barcode Software: Barcode software is an efficient program to develop professional good-looking barcode images that can easily be printed by barcode scanners and printers.

BMP: BMP is a raster graphics format developed by Microsoft. BMP is the native graphics format for Windows users. A BMP image data can be uncompressed or compressed using RLE scheme. The file size is generally much bigger than other types since the compression scheme is not very effective.

C

Code 39 Barcode: Code 39 (also called 3 of 9) is easy to print barcode label generator used in various fields such as badges, Inventory and Industrial applications. 39 standard barcode supports different characters including Uppercase Letters (A-Z), Numbers (0-9), Space Character, Special Characters (- . $ / + %).

Code 39 Full ASCII Barcode Font: Code 39 is a barcode symbology that supports all ASCII characters is widely used in industry and can be decoded with virtually any barcode reader.

Code 93 Barcode: Code 93 barcode label is primarily used in postal services to encode supplementary delivery information with support to Numbers: (0-9), Uppercase Letters: (A-Z), Space Character, Special Characters (- . $ / + %).

Codabar Barcode: Codabar standard is often used in libraries, blood banks, parcels and more areas. This standard supports different symbology consisting numbers (0-9) and special characters (- : . $ / +).

Code11 Barcode: Code 11 standard barcode label is a high-density numeric barcode used Primarily for labeling telecommunications equipment. This barcode label supports the symbology consisting numbers (0-9) and Symbol (-).

Code 128: Code 128 is a very high-density barcode symbology. It is used for alphanumeric or numeric-only barcodes. This code is used widely in shipping and packaging industries worldwide. Its supported character set includes All ASCII Characters.

Code 128 Set A Barcode: Code 128 Set A barcode supports alphanumeric characters including Numbers: 0-9, Uppercase Letters: A-Z, Space Character, Special Characters (! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + \ = - , . / ; ' [ ] : " < > ?).

This type of barcode font is commonly used for inventory and tracking purpose.

Code 128 Set B Barcode: Code 128 Set B barcode supports all ASCII characters. This easier barcode font is mainly used in shipping and inventory field.

Code 128 Set C Barcode: Code 128 Set C barcode font supports (0-9) numbers only. This type of barcode symbology is used in inventory, shipping and industry.

E

EAN13 Barcode Font: EAN13 is one of two versions of the EAN and is a superset of UPC. An EAN-13 barcode is a barcoding standard used worldwide for marking products often sold at retail point of sale. EAN is an extension to UPC-A to include the country information. Its supported character set includes (0-9) numbers only.

EAN8 Barcode Font: EAN-8 is a barcode and is derived from the longer EAN-13 code. Its supported character set includes (0-9) numbers only. It is primarily used in retail product marking worldwide with limited label space.

G

GIF:Acronym for Graphics Interchange Format. GIF is a bitmap image format encoding up to 256 distinct color in a 24-bit RGB color space. GIF employs LZW data compression, which does not lose image data during the compression process.

 
 
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