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Create pdf417 barcode without using images.

Project description

Create pdf417 barcode without using images.

Python version 3.3+
License LGPLv3

How it works

  1. Install font pdf417.ttf into your OS.
  2. Encode your data string into special encoded strings.
pdf417_encoded_text = pdf417as_str.encode('')
  1. Paste encoded text into any text editor and choose “Code PDF417” font. You will receive pdf417 barcode.

NOTE: With some font sizes there will be empty space between rows. It will not affect to reading barcode, but you can find suited size anyway.

Actually you can make png barcode, using pdf417as_str.convert.to_png, but this function not efficient.


$ pip install pdf417as_str


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