EAN8 Barcode Font digits Specification

EAN stands for European Article Number. The EAN8 is composed by 7 data digits and +1 checksum digit. EAN8 is derived from EAN13. It includes 2 digits Country Code, 5 digits Product Code and a checksum digit.

Sample of EAN8 Barcode Font
EAN8 Font Application area
Printing EAN8 Font Labels
Sample of EAN8 Barcode Font Application area Printing EAN8 Labels

EAN8 Barcode Font

Sample of EAN8 Barcode Font

EAN8 Barcode Font Sample

EAN8 Barcode Font Sample designed by DRPU Barcode Design Software.

Designing Procedure:

Go to either Barcode Designing View or Barcode Settings panel to start your designing process. Here, we are going to design barcode EAN8 font using Barcode Designing View option. Insert barcode on your label by clicking on barcode icon from tool bar. To edit barcode properties, double click on inserted barcode. The following window will be appear:

Barcode Technologies and Font Type Selection :

Design EAN8 barcode Font

Select Barcode technology with its font type then set the value of barcode along with optional header, footer and other attributes from value tab.

Size Settings :

Set Size and Margins

Using Size tab, set density and height of bar with various margins and proceed to next screen.

Specify Card Shape and Dimension :

Set Card Properties

Set name, size (height and width) and shape of card from Card properties to design your EAN8 barcode label.

To print your designed barcode label, choose one of the printing modes: Pre define label stock orManual mode. Print Settings using Manual Mode :

Manual Printing Process

In case of Manual mode, you need to specify margins and print options manually. To set page properties, go to Edit button.

Barcode printing :

 Printed EAN8 Barcode Label

Above screenshot shows designed EAN8 Barcode Label with the help of DRPU Software. Here, Thermal printer (Zebra TLP2844) is selected for demonstration purpose.

Barcode Label Scanning Process :

EAN8 Barcode Label Scanning

Your EAN8 Barcode Label is now ready to use. Above screen shows scanning of EAN8 Barcode Label.


You can also print your designed EAN8 Barcode font using Pre define Label Stock print mode of DRPU Software.

Print Settings using Pre Define Label Stock Mode :

EAN8 Font Printing Process

In Pre Define Label Stock print mode, select Label product (eg- Avery Zweckform) with product number and proceed to print your designed label after setting printer option. You can also save your own print settings using Custom Label product option for further usage.

Barcode printing process :

EAN8 Barcode Labels sheet

Above screen shows printing of EAN8 labels sheet using Laser printer (HP LaserJet CP 1025).

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