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E1: RDA: How to Design Reports for Printing Bar Codes (Doc ID 626531.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version SP24 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


RDA provides base bar code functionality for reports and other batch job output. RDA supports Code 39 fonts (True Type font name : BC C39 3 to 1 Medium)  for both PCL and PostScript conversion.  Bar code fonts can be viewed in RDA, previewed, and then printed.

This document contains suggestions for developing reports that use Bar Codes within the Report Design Aid. 


This Document is intended for developers using the Report Design Aid tool who will be implementing or troubleshooting the Bar Code formatting in EnterpriseOne Reports. 


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In this Document
 Barcode Overview
 What does BC C39 3 to 1 Medium stand for?
 Barcode Printer
 Programming a Barcode String
 Report Design
 Scenario 1: Barcode Remains the Same
 Scenario 2: Barcode Changes from Row to Row
 Supported Code 39 Characters
 Known Issues
 Issue 1:  When creating a bar code based on a lot number, if the lot number has an embedded blank/space, why can the scanner not read the bar code?
 Issue 2:  After a tools update 9.1.0 and higher the barcode "BC C39 3 to 1 Medium" output (*.pdf) reflects a non-working bold font style.
 Additional Information

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