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Specifications

This help topic describes the specific characteristics of the bar codes per type.

Barcode Description
Codabar (aka Ames Code/USD-4/NW-7/2 of 7 Code): Used in libraries and blood banks
Code 11 (USD-8): Used to identify telecommunications equipment
Code 25 Standard Used in airline ticket marking, photofinishing
Code 25 Interleaved Used in warehouse, industrial applications
Code 39 (aka USD-3, 3 of 9): U.S. Government and military use, required for DoD applications
Code 39 Extended (aka USD-3, 3 of 9): U.S. Government and military use, required for DoD applications, supports full ASCII
Code 93 (aka USS-93): Compressed form of Code 39
Code 93 Extended (aka USS-93): Compressed form of Code 39, supports full ASCII
Code 128 Very dense code, used extensively worldwide
Code 128 A Subset of Code 128 * more info in 1D Barcodes
Code 128 B Subset of Code 128 * more info in 1D Barcodes
Code 128 C Subset of Code 128 * more info in 1D Barcodes
MSI Variation of Plessey code, with similar applications
EAN 8 Short version of EAN-13, 8 characters
EAN 13 Used with consumer products internationally, 13 characters
Intelligent Mail Used by U.S. Post Office as successor of POSTNET and PLANET barcodes.
PLANET Printed by U.S. Post Office on envelopes. Predecessor of Intelligent Mail barcode.
Postnet Printed by U.S. Post Office on envelopes
UPC A Used with consumer products in U.S., 12 characters
UPC E Short version of UPC symbol, 6 characters
UPC Supplement 2 Used to indicate magazines and newspaper issue numbers
UPC Supplement 5 Used to mark suggested retail price of books
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