Barcode Setup

Barcode Setup Window

Setup Barcode or OMR marks using this window. OMR or Barcode is necessary for advanced binding machines.

Barcode 

Symbology:  The language or encoding method the barcode uses to create the image. Make sure the printer / finisher is able to decode the symbology used by the barcode. Available symbologies are Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 39 mod 43, Code 128 and DataMatrix and QR Code.

Barcode Position:  Barcode position on the paper.

Available options are 

• Left Edge - Centered :  Left centre of the paper

• Right Edge - Centered :  Right centre of the paper

• Top Edge - Centered :  Top centre of the paper

• Bottom Edge - Centered :  Bottom centre of the paper

• Absolute Paper Center :  Absolute centre of the paper

• Top Left Corner :  Top left corner of the paper

• Top Right Corner :  Top right corner of the paper

• Bottom Left Corner :  Bottom left corner of the paper

• Bottom Right Corner :  Bottom right corner of the paper


Note:  Barcode position may change if you select the printing mode to ‘Row Wise’ or ‘Column Wise’.


Extra Barcode Position:  Print additional barcode image on selected position on the paper.

Rotation:  Rotation angle of the barcode.

Width Factor :  Width of a barcode symbol is directly related to the barcode data and width factor value. Increasing the value increases the with of a barcode.

Barcode Width :  Actual width of the barcode after applying the given parameters.

Height :  Height of the barcode.

Quiet Zone :  A white area on both end of a barcode where no text or graphics should appear.

White Boarder :  Size of the white boarder around barcode if required.  

Line thickness :  Thickness factor of the barcode elements.

X Offset :  Barcode horizontal position shift.

Y Offset :  Barcode vertical position shift.

Offset Mode :  Decides how the offset values apply to the main and extra barcode positions and offset direction.

Default :  Apply offset values to both barcodes.

Main Only :  Apply offset values to main barcode only.

Extra Only :  Apply offset values to extra barcode only.

Offset Option :  Options for applying offset to extra barcode.

Extra Only :  If enabled, extra barcode will move opposite direction of the main barcode offset.


Print Barcodes On :  Choose the printing order of sheets where barcodes need to be printed.

Available options are 

• All Sheets :  Print marks on all sheets of the output

• First Sheet Only :  Print barcodes only on the first sheet of the output

• Last Sheet Only :  Print barcodes only on the first sheet of the output

• Skip First Sheet :  Avoid barcodes on the first sheet of the output

• Skip Last Sheet :  Avoid barcodes on the first sheet of the output

Printing Side :  Choose the sides barcode need to be printed.

Available options are 

• Front Side :  Print barcodes only on the front side of the sheet

• back Side :  Print barcodes only on the back side of the sheet

• Both Sides :  Print barcodes on both sides of the sheet

Printing Mode :  Choose the modes barcode need to be printed.

Available options are 

• Sheet Wise :  Print barcodes on each sheets. (Depend on other options)

• Row Wise :  Print barcodes on all rows in a sheet (Depend on other options). Useful for cut & finish repeat jobs. 

• Column Wise :  Print barcodes on all columns in a sheet (Depend on other options). Useful for cut & finish repeat jobs. 



Note:  Refer your printing / finishing machine’s user manual for barcode and OMR mark specifications. 


Barcode Data 

Total Sheets in a Book :  One of the static data for the barcode. Use only when require.

Custom Number of Sheets :  Use this option to edit total number of sheets manually.

Reverse Order Page Numbering :  Allow you to take numbers of print sheets in reverse order.

Job reference ID :  One of the static data for the barcode. Use only when require.

• Enter Manually :  Enter custom text as job reference ID.

• Layout File Name :  Selects layout file name as job reference ID.

• Job Number :  Selects Job Number as job reference ID.

• First Linked PDF File Name :  Selects first linked PDF file name as job reference ID.

Special Text :  Enter any user entered text as Special Text.

Print Human Readable Barcode Text :  Print the human readable texts along with barcode graphic.

Font :  Font face for human readable barcode text

Field value :  Number of characters needed as place holders to use with the data.

Available options are 

• None, 1 Letters ~ 24 Letters & All Available 

Data Source Type :  Static or variable data type for the barcode. Available options are Total Sheets in a Book, Current Sheet Number, Book Number, Job Reference ID, Special Text

Available options are 

• Total Sheets In A Book :  Number of sheets used in a complete job.

• Current Sheet Number :  Current sheet number of total sheets used in in a job.

• Reference ID :  The reference ID selected above reference ID field

• Special Text :  The special text selected above special text field

• Feeder ID :  The Feeder ID information for this sheet/job.

Use Feeder Options :  Enable Feeder informations as a source type.

Feeder Setup.. :  Customize the Feeder ID information for above fields.



Note:  Different sets of characters can be encoded in the barcode. The characters may be numeric only, alpha-numeric, or may include control characters. Using incompatible characters in the barcode data may result in an empty barcode.