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With Kerning support added to fontstruct, no more horizontal bars are needed. I shall update the tutorial illustration as well.
edit (2008.11.06): replaced old image with new (no space compensation)
FontStruct adds one grid vertical space between characters. Use the kerning trick to get rid of the space between characters, that is to say, move all glyphs one grid to the left of the blue vertical line. There won't be any need to correct the spacing manually. You will still require the horizontal bars for the characters that require extra space to the right.
Great font, BTW. And thanks for decoding UPC.
I updated the font. I do hope they'll enable us to edit kerning, maybe drawing colored bricks for that...
Hats off to you for the thorough research and execution of this UPC-A barcode font. There are quite a few barcode solutions, both softwares and fonts, but most of them for money. If someone has just one product to put on store shelves, he/she has to purchase one of those solutions, install it, just to generate a single barcode. Your font could save a lot of hassle...
I wonder, if you actually have tested your barcodes in real world. Using this font, compose a barcode of a known product (e.g. salted peanuts, or Jelly Beans, anything). Print it out (the proper size is crucial), and take it to the next superstore. Check it with the barcode scanner: it should indicate the same item, same price. 10/10
Actually, It's been used on at least 2 projects already. Nominal with is 27.4mm (1.04 in), which can be scaled 80%-200%. Nominal height is 1in, also this can be a lot shorter (e.g. 1/2 in, 12mm). Remember to check character width and spacing, they should be 100%.
Cool! Check out a similar one I made called 'barkode'. It has more characters, but is not the same as yours.
Also check out the more versatile font for EAN-13. It can also generate UPC-A.
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