Databar PDF417 Barcode Font

Databar PDF417 is a stacked barcode symbology that contains 30 rows to 90 rows. PDF stands for Portable Data File and 417 indicate that each pattern in this barcode symbology is 17 units long and contains 4 bars and spaces.

Application : primarily used in transport, identification cards (like driver licenses, passports), document management and inventory management.

Sample of Databar PDF417 Barcode Font
Databar PDF417 Font Application area
Printing Databar PDF417 Font Labels
Sample of Databar PDF417 Font Application area Printing Databar PDF417

Databar PDF417 Barcode 2D Font

Sample of Databar PDF417 Barcode Font

Databar PDF417 Barcode Font Sample

Sample of Databar PDF417 Barcode 2D font designed by DRPU Software.

Designing Procedure:

There are two panels of DRPU Barcode Software: Barcode Designing View Panel or Barcode Settings Panel. Designing procedure of Databar PDF417 barcode font using Barcode Designing View is shown below. You can also choose Barcode Settings Panel.

Barcode Technologies and Font Type Selection :

Go to drawing tools from toolbar and click on barcode icon to add it on your card label. Double click on inserted default barcode, to open its property window.

Databar PDF417 Font Design

Choose Barcode technology (Linear or 2D) with its font type and enter barcode value, composite data, header and footer etc.

Size Settings :

Databar PDF417 Font size settings

To do size settings, go to size tab and alter bar height, X-dimension and margins etc. as per need.

Specify Card Shape and Dimension :

Specify Card Dimension

To fit your designed barcode inside card, specify card shape, name and size etc.


To print your designed Databar PDF417 barcode font, go to print option and select one of the printing modes: Pre Define Label Stock or Manual mode.

Printing using Manual Mode :

Manual Printing Process

In case of Manual mode, set margins and print options as per requirement. If you want to change page properties, click on edit button of print profile.

Barcode label printing :

Databar PDF417 Barcode Labels


Above screen displays barcode printing process using Thermal Printer (for demonstration, Zebra TLP2844 is used).

Barcode Label Scanning Process :

Scanning of Databar PDF417 Barcode


Your designed Databar PDF417 barcode font is now ready to use.

You can also choose another printing option (Pre Define Label Stock mode). Printing using Pre Define Label Stock Mode :

Pre Define Label Stock Printing Process

In case of Pre Define Label Stock mode, select Label Product along with Product number to fetch its details. Then set print options including printer, page used and paper size (if needed).

Barcode printing process :

Databar PDF417 Barcode Labels

On clicking print button, you will be get printed sheet of desired barcode font. Above screen displays Databar PDF417 barcode font sheet printed using Laser printer (for eg: HP LaserJet CP 1025). You can also choose other printer.

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