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Generates various barcodes using and PIL/Pillow

Project Description

Elaphe is a python binding of Barcode Writer In Pure PostScript (


  • Python 2.7. Does not work on Python 3.
  • GhostScript on your system

Simple Usage

Following example:

>>> from elaphe import barcode
>>> barcode('qrcode',
...         'Hello Barcode Writer In Pure PostScript.',
...         options=dict(version=9, eclevel='M'),
...         margin=10, data_mode='8bits'))   # Generates PIL.EpsImageFile instance
<PIL.EpsImagePlugin.EpsImageFile ... at ...>
>>> # Show rendered bitmap

will invoke image viewer on your system, showing a QRcode symbol with 10px margin. barcode() returns PIL image object.

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